Donald Trump to regain access to Facebook and Instagram
Facebook and Instagram will be allowing Donald Trump back on their platforms, after the social media giant announced it will be ending the two-year suspension of his accounts.
The ban will be lifted in the coming weeks, according to a statement by Meta's President of Global Affairs, Nick Clegg. He stated that the public should be able to hear what their politicians are saying, and that the suspension was an extraordinary decision made in extraordinary circumstances.
A review has now determined that Trump's accounts no longer pose a significant risk to public safety. However, due to his past violations, he will face harsher penalties for any future offenses. The decision to reinstate Trump on the platforms was made by Meta and not by its Oversight Board, which had previously called for the suspension to be revisited and for Meta to be more transparent about its policies concerning public figures.
Elon Musk removes legacy blue ticks from verified Twitter accounts
Celebrities, businesses and high-profile individuals will see changes to their Twitter accounts today as Elon Musk's decision to revamp Twitter's verification system has resulted in the removal of 'legacy' blue ticks from numerous accounts. Users who didn't subscribe to Twitter Blue also lose their verification badges. Previously, verified accounts were given blue ticks based on their public interest, but now only those with Twitter Blue can keep the blue tick. The change is part of Musk's a
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Married at First Sight participants banned from Instagram
This year’s Married at First Sight brides and grooms have been forbidden by Channel Nine from launching social media careers following the show's success. In previous seasons, participants were handed back their Instagram accounts just two weeks after the finale, but this year's cast members, such as Evelyn Ellis, Bronte Schofield, and Harrison Boon, will have to wait until May 8th, after the show has finished airing in the UK, before they can regain access to their social media accounts. The
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Kim Kardashian lands acting role on American Horror Story Season 12
Kim Kardashian stunned her fans by posting on Instagram that she will be joining the cast of American Horror Story season 12. The notice came in the form of a teaser trailer that she shared yesterday on her Instagram page. Although the clip did not feature Kim, it had ghostly music with the words "AHS12. Emma Roberts and Kim Kardashian are delicate. This summer." The upcoming season is called Delicate, based on Danielle Valentine's upcoming novel of the same name, and will be written by Halley F
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