Facebook executive Nick Clegg will make decision on whether to reinstate Trump

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Meta executive Nick Clegg says he will make a final decision on reinstating Donald Trump’s Facebook account when his suspension from the social media platform ends next year.

Mr Clegg, the company’s head of global affairs, said at an event in Washington DC that potentially allowing a one-term president to return to Facebook is “a decision that I oversee and I drive”.

Mr Trump’s account was suspended by the social media platform after the company said the violence policy was violated during the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.

Britain’s former deputy prime minister told event organized by news outlet traffic light That he will consult Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and the Meta board before making a final decision by January 7, 2023.

“It is not a hasty decision. “We will see signs of real-world damage to see if at the two-year point – which is early January next year – Trump is reinstated on stage,” he said, According to politician,

Mr. Clegg will not bend his hand to the side he was leaning on Mr. Trump’s account.

“We’ll talk to experts, we’ll talk to third parties, we’ll try to assess what we think will be the implications of bringing Trump back on stage,” he said.

“I am very careful that if you have this significant ability to make decisions that affect the public sector as a private sector company, you need to act with great care and frugality, you need to lose weight. Shouldn’t.”

And he said: “American democracy is not our democracy – it is your democracy.”

Mr Trump’s suspension of Facebook was later upheld by the company’s board of oversight, which decided it would last for a period of two years.

Mr Trump’s social media posts on 6 January led to him being permanently banned from Twitter and Google’s YouTube for heavy criticism of Republican politicians and supporters of Mr Trump.

In response, the one-term president launched his own social media platform, Truth Social, where he now posts.

Credit: www.independent.co.uk /

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