Facebook, Instagram restrictions on Donald Trump accounts extended

Facebook Inc. said it was extending a ban on posts by U.S. President Donald Trump “indefinitely,” or for at least two weeks until Joe Biden takes office.

Issuing a statement, CEO, Mark Zuckerberg said said the ban on posts by U.S. President Donald Trump will continune until Joe Biden takes office.

“We believe the risks of allowing President Trump to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great, an official facebook newsroom said on twitter.

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We are extending the block we have placed on his Facebook and Instagram accounts indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks,” the post added.

Sharing a post on Facebook, Zuckerberg said his company believes the risks of allowing the President to continue to use his services during this period are simply too great. “Therefore, we are extending the block we have placed on his Facebook and Instagram accounts indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks until the peaceful transition of power is complete,” Zuckerberg added.

Earlier today, Congress certified that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be the next US president and vice-president.

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