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Trump May Be Coming Back To Mainstream Social Media. Can It Still Power His Next Campaign?

Added 01-24-23 03:54:04pm EST - “His Facebook and Twitter accounts paved the path to the White House. But times have changed.” - Huffpost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Huffpost.com: “Trump May Be Coming Back To Mainstream Social Media. Can It Still Power His Next Campaign?”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

In the two days following the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot, both Facebook and Twitter removed Donald Trump from their platforms, citing the danger his posts posed to the peaceful transfer of power between presidents.

The timer on Trump’s Facebook suspension officially ended earlier this month, but leaders at Meta‚ which is now the name of Facebook’s parent company, have yet to announce whether the former president will be allowed back on the platform.

Katie Harbath, who worked at Facebook for 10 years, most recently as the director of the company’s public policy team, resigned seven weeks after the Capitol riot. But on the phone with HuffPost last week, she admitted she’s somewhat envious of the power her former employer now holds.

“How many people get to actually tackle these types of issues, and to be in the decision-making space, versus just sharing their thoughts in the cheap seats?” Harbath, now an independent consultant and senior adviser at the International Republican Institute, wondered aloud.

“How many people get to actually tackle these types of issues, and to be in the decision-making space, versus just sharing their thoughts in the cheap seats?”

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