Facebook Wages War On MAGA Base- Here We Go Again
This past January, social media giants Facebook and Twitter took it upon themselves to ban Trump from their platforms. They were jumping on the Liberal "Trump incited this raid" bandwagon. The ban was uncalled for. Trump did not incite the raid. But now months have passed and Facebook's Oversights Board has decided to keep Trump banned from their site. They are just trying to prevent him from rallying the GOP for 2024.
Facebook's Oversight board explained their reasoning:
"The Board “upheld” Facebook’s decision to ban Trump after more than three months of deliberation. The decision further solidified the Board’s role in strengthening Facebook’s censorship power. But it insisted that Facebook review the decision within six months.
The Board's decision in this case clearly attempted to pander to both sides. It argued that the suspension was both fair and not fair:
"The Board has upheld Facebook’s decision on January 7, 2021, to restrict then-President Donald Trump’s access to posting content on his Facebook page and Instagram account.
“However, it was not appropriate for Facebook to impose the indeterminate and standardless penalty of indefinite suspension. Facebook’s normal penalties include removing the violating content, imposing a time-bound period of suspension, or permanently disabling the page and account.
“The Board insists that Facebook review this matter to determine and justify a proportionate response that is consistent with the rules that are applied to other users of its platform. Facebook must complete its review of this matter within six months of the date of this decision. The Board also made policy recommendations for Facebook to implement in developing clear, necessary, and proportionate policies that promote public safety and respect freedom of expression."
Liberal hater added their two cents.
Rep Schiff tweeted:
"There's no Constitutional protection for using social media to incite an insurrection. Trump is willing to do anything for himself no matter the danger to our country. His big lies have cost America dearly. And until he stops, Facebook must ban him. Which is to say, forever."
Rep Ilhan Omar also tweeted about it simply adding some laughing emojis.
The ban was uncalled for in the first place. But seeing how Facebook and Twitter are constantly blocking conservatives in order to prevent voices of reason reach the public, this is nothing new. But you'd think they would at least let go of the ban since Trump is no longer in office and he wasn't impeached.