, Meta has former president Donald Trump’s and accounts, two years after it suspended him from both platforms. The company previously said it would apply extra “guardrails” to his accounts to “deter repeat offenses.”
Meta, like Twitter and other services, kicked Trump off of its platforms in January 2021 after he praised those participating in the Capitol Hill insurrection. The company initially locked the accountsover two policy violations before it . Meta’s Oversight Board was among those who the handling of the ban.
The company later said, after which it would reassess things. In late January, it emerged that Trump would soon regain access to the platforms, not long after it was reported that he had pushed Meta to .
By 2:30PM ET, Trump, who is running for the White House for a third time, had not posted anything on either platform. He has an agreement with his “free speech” app, whereby he has to and can’t plop them anywhere else for at least six hours. Twitter late last year, but he hasn’t returned to what was once his favored social media platform either. Maybe he’s still too butthurt about that .
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