Meta allows #trump back on #facebook and #instagram


Former U.S. President Donald Trump
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Meta announced Wednesday that it will allow former President Donald Trump back on Facebook and Instagram two years after his initial suspension.

Trump’s Twitter account was reinstated last November. After purchasing the company, Tesla CEO Elon Musk ran a Twitter poll asking whether the former president should be allowed to return to the site. Trump has yet to make an official return to Twitter, exclusively using his personal social media platform, Truth Social, as his primary means of communication.

Trump was banned from Facebook and Instagram following the deadly January 6th attack on the Capitol nearly two years ago. At the time, Meta’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Trump was suspended for provoking violence and praising the rioters’…

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