Apparently, CEO Mark Zuckerberg had to lose $71B to realize that siding with the extreme left perhaps isn’t the greatest business strategy.
Neither is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to indirectly influence an election.
And, to top off all of those activities, banning a highly popular president while allowing other despots continued access illustrates the extent to which extreme political bias, rather than business sense, governs the social media communications company.
Unsurprisingly, shares have plummeted as users have turned to other options, and Zuckerberg’s personal fortune has basically fallen in half.
Which is probably why Facebook is now considering inviting Donald Trump back to the platform, as reported by The Daily Mail.
President of Global Affairs Nick Clegg proclaimed that Trump may be back on the platform within a few months, raising eyebrows amongst those who believed Trump would be permanently banned.
“He could be. We’ve been very open that that temporary suspension is a two-year period though ’til early January of next year,” Clegg declared.
The Facebook executive then proceeded to provide a lame justification for banning Trump.
“If we think there is content on our platform which will lead to real-world harm- physical harm – then we feel we have a clear responsibility to act against it,” Clegg insisted.
Right. No such urgency in dealing with organized, violent BLM riots, however.
That would have been a clear instance to “act against” violence.
However, apparently only Trump desereved to be banned, as detailed by The Daily Mail.
“Trump, who amassed 35 million followers on Facebook, was banned from the platform in 2021 after making comments that allegedly incited the January 6 Capitol attack. At the time, the Silicon Valley giant said Trump would only be allowed back on the site if ‘the risk to public safety has receded.’ He was also kicked off Instagram and Twitter that January, in response to MAGA riot,” the publication noted.
Clegg then proceeded to make the most hilariously tone deaf remark of all, considering Facebook banned a U.S. president.
“When you make a decision that affects the public realm, you need to act with great caution. You shouldn’t throw your weight about,” Clegg remarked.
That’s rather humorous, considering Facebook has thrown its weight around since 2016 to get a puppet like Biden in office, for reasons that still remain unknown to most.
Trump certainly skewered the tech giants in 2021, noting the extent to which free speech has been decimated.
“What Facebook, Twitter, and Google have done is a total disgrace and an embarrassment to our Country,” Trump remarked.
Especially disgraceful considering the hate and violence that proliferate across the platforms, unabated.
“Free Speech has been taken away from the President of the United States because the Radical Left Lunatics are afraid of the truth, but the truth will come out anyway, bigger and stronger than ever before,” Trump continued.
Until it’s censored again for several years in a row, though the American people may have something ot say about that.
“’The People of our Country will not stand for it! These corrupt social media companies must pay a political price, and must never again be allowed to destroy and decimate our Electoral Process,” Trump asserted.
And may that price start to be paid this coming November …
Author: Jane Jones