Facebook refers the blocking of the Trump account to the oversight board
Facebook Inc. has forwarded its decision to suspend former President Donald Trump’s accounts indefinitely to its outside regulatory agency as the company grapples with the treatment of one of its best-known users after he left public office.
The social media giant earlier this month moved to deactivate Mr Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts are off at least two weeks after encouraging protests against the election results and His supporters stormed the US Capitol in a January 6 attack that left five dead. Board chairman Mark Zuckerberg said at the time that the risks of using the platforms by Mr Trump by the day of inauguration were too great.
“We believe our decision was necessary and right,” said Nick Clegg, Facebook’s Communications and …