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Is Trumps Extended 6 Month Facebook Ban Limiting Free Speech?

Facebook's oversight board has upheld the company's suspension of former US President Donald Trum...

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08.50 6 May 2021


Is Trumps Extended 6 Month Facebook Ban Limiting Free Speech?


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Facebook's oversight board has upheld the company's suspension of former US President Donald Trump in a much-awaited verdict that may signal how the company will treat rule-breaking world leaders in the future. A further review of the ban is to be held within six months. But is the social media platform justified banning Trump? Or is it censoring free speech? Ian O’Doherty Columnist with the Irish Independent & Irish Daily Star & Alice Mary Higgins Independent Senator talked to Ciara.

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