Christof Stache – AFP / Getty ImagesFacebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the 56th Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on Feb. 15, 2020. (Christof Stache – AFP / Getty Images)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday that President Donald Trump will be blocked from his own Facebook and Instagram accounts “for at least the next two weeks” until President-elect Joe Biden is sworn into office.
“The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine the peaceful and lawful transition of power to his elected successor, Joe Biden,” Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post.
“His decision to use his platform to condone rather than condemn the actions of his supporters at the capitol building has rightly disturbed people in the US and around the world. We removed these statements yesterday because