, as per Evelyn Douek’s suggestion
, suddenly realised it had an accountability mechanism and referred Donald Trump’s indefinite suspension
to its Oversight Board. No date has been set for the response and, frankly, it’s a no-brainer: if the Board says ‘make Donald post again’ (unlikely), the threat of WW3 will loom large but it will be on the board member’s collective conscience, not Zuckerberg’s. If the decision is upheld, the Board worked and Facebook can steer the conversation away from what took it so long to set the Board up in the first place. Easy.
Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, has opened the door for Parler
to return to the App Store. In an interview with Fox News that goes to show the importance of moderation for apps, Cook said
: “If they get their moderation together, they would be back on there.”