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Side door re-entry: Trump enters FB via daughter-in-law's Page, kicked off again

Side door re-entry: Trump enters FB via daughter-in-laws Page, kicked off again

San Francisco: After former president Donald Trump was imposed a block by Facebook following the Capitol Hill rampage by his Republican Party followers, the social media giant kicked off former US President Donald Trump for the second time from its platform as he tried to evade the ban by posting an interview via a Facebook Page in the name of his daughter-in-law Lara Trump.

Lara is married to Eric Frederick Trump, third child and second son of Donald Trump.

Facebook said in a statement to The Verge on Wednesday that the company has removed content from Lara Trump's Facebook Page that featured former President Donald Trump speaking.

"In line with the block we placed on Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts, further content posted in the voice of Donald Trump will be removed and result in additional limitations on the accounts," the company added.

Lara later posted screenshots of emails that appear to be from Facebook, saying that a video of the interview was removed because it featured "the voice of Donald Trump," along with a warning that posting further content would result in account limitations.

Donald Trump has been banned from Facebook since the January 6th attack on the Capitol Hill.

The independent Facebook Oversight Board is asking the public to submit their feedback whether FB did right when it suspended former US President Donald Trump's accounts for an indefinite period after the Capitol chaos on January 6.

The two Trump posts in question include the one-minute video he posted to his account on January 6 as rioters were still present in the Capitol and backup law enforcement personnel were en route.

Facebook removed the video and took down the post. It later banned Trump from its platform and Instagram for 24 hours, and then extended it indefinitely.

(Based on IANS feed with edits)

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