Facebook Oversight Board To Announce Decision On Trump Ban On May 5

The move comes a day before a decision from Facebook Inc's oversight board on whether to uphold Trump's indefinite suspension from the platform

The move comes a day before a decision from Facebook Inc's oversight board on whether to uphold Trump's indefinite suspension from the platform

The site, which was first reported by Fox News, is dubbed "From the Desk of Donald J. Trump" and contains posts from Trump that can be shared and liked.

The question of whether former President Donald Trump should be allowed back on Facebook is the biggest, most contentious and most controversial single content moderation decision the company has ever made.

Barred from social media, Trump has embraced other platforms for getting his message out. But in response, the former President claims he was unjustly censored. It now features dozens of short posts Trump made since late March, some of which dispute the 2020 election results.

But unlike Twitter, there's now no way for visitors to respond to any of Trump's posts.

Former U.S. President Donald Trump will find out this week whether he gets to return to Facebook.

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"This is just a one-way communication", a source told Fox News.

The oversight panel, comprised of jurists, policy experts, journalists and others from around the world, will be making perhaps its most significant decision at a time when social platforms are struggling to remain open to political discourse while filtering out incitements to violence, misinformation and abusive comments. While his followers will apparently be able to share his posts to Facebook and Twitter, the new platform does not ¸appears tro bwe able to allow viewers to "reply" or engage with posts.

Like almost every other social media platform, Facebook and Instagram suspended Trump's accounts following the U.S. Capitol insurrection on January 6.

For now, the new site operates from the same domain as Trump's main site, at www.DonaldJTrump.com.

There is also a commerce page where supporters can still buy Trump's merchandise, like a flag that says: "Don't blame me I voted for Trump".

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