Our tech overlords have spoken!
Former President Donald Trump won't return to Facebook — at least not yet.
Four months after Facebook suspended Trump's accounts for inciting violence that led to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, the company's quasi-independent oversight board upheld the bans. But it told Facebook to specify how long they would last, saying that its "indefinite" ban on the former president was unreasonable. The ruling, which gives Facebook six months to comply, effectively postpones any possible Trump reinstatement and puts the onus for that decision squarely back on the company.
Notice the (likely accidental) smattering of between-the-lines truth there in the AP's story: "quasi-independent oversight board."
Gotta love how the OvErSiGhT bOaRd gestured as though it were chastening Facebook for various things in its full missive.
If you don't think Caesar Zuck is 100% behind all of this, and 100% in control of exactly what the "oversight board" says, and that all of this is 100% about optics and 100% dictated by him, you're a moron. Sorry.
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