Back to Square One? Trump Decision Still Weighs on Facebook
Trump's presence or absence on the platform is unlikely to greatly influence users whether they should stay or they should go.
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Suppose you were Mark Zuckerberg, recently ordered by an advisory board to decide how long former President Donald Trump should stay banned from Facebook. How do you make that decision without alienating key constituencies — advertisers, shareholders, users, lawmakers and others — while staying true to your own sense of what Facebook should be? It’s a hypothetical exercise, but one that illustrates the high-wire act Facebook’s leadership now has to pull off. Facebook’s quasi-independent oversight…