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Meta to reinstate Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts

Trump, 76, announced in November last year that he will make another dash for the White House in 2024

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Meta Platforms has said that it will restore former US President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts, which were suspended following the Capitol Hill riots on January 6, 2021.
 
Trump, 76, announced in November last year that he will make another dash for the White House in 2024.
 
Trump will be subject to “heightened penalties for repeat offenses,” Meta’s head of global affairs, Nick Clegg, said on Wednesday. While those policies would apply to any public figure reinstated after civil unrest, Trump is currently the only person in that category.
 
To deter multiple violations, Meta’s strike system

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First Published: Jan 27 2023 | 12:05 AM IST

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