Trump still banned from Facebook but board demands company review

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Facebook Inc’s oversight board on Wednesday upheld the company’s suspension of former U.S. President Donald Trump but gave the company six months to determine a “proportionate response” going forward, a verdict that may chart how social media will treat rule-breaking world leaders in the future.

The company inappropriately imposed an indeterminate suspension without clear standards, the board said, requiring a company review. The Board said Facebook should determine a response that is consistent with rules applied to other users of the platform.

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