Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday that Facebook has banned President Trump from its services ‘indefinitely’.
The Daily Beast reported:
Facebook on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump from its social networking platform for at least two weeks, just one day after a mob of MAGA supporters violently stormed the Capitol as Congress met to confirm Joe Biden’s victory.
In a statement, founder Mark Zuckerberg said that after the events of the last 24 hours, the tech giant believes the president “intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine the peaceful and lawful transition of power to his elected successor, Joe Biden.” As a result, the company is blocking his accounts on Facebook and Instagram “indefinitely”—and for at least the next two weeks—until the peaceful transition of power is complete.
In an online statement Facebook shared:
Fact Check: FALSE
The President yesterday asked individuals in Washington to act in a peaceful manner: