President Donald Trump just recieved tragic news. Millions of people across the nation — especially his supporters — are completely stunned.
“Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court” has upheld Mark Zuckerberg’s blacklisting of former President Donald Trump’s accounts temporarily, giving Facebook another six months to announce whether it will be lifting the suspension or deleting Trump’s pages,” reported Breitbart News.
The social media giant’s “oversight board” is supposed to be an independent body, however, Facebook reportedly “does pay the salaries of everyone on the board.” Is this is a glaring conflict?
Yes, of course. However, according to company policy, Facebook “cannot overrule the board” and the board at least criticized the lack of consistency and enforcement in the platform’s rules.
That board stated in its decision to uphold the ban on Trump that “it was not appropriate for Facebook to impose the indeterminate and standardless penalty of indefinite suspension.”
This is why Facebook has been given six months to resolve the matter; policy recommendations were even made. We will see in the near future if this was all just political theater — a likely conclusion.
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