The board said last month that it had received 9,000+ public responses regarding Trump’s indefinite suspension from Facebook and Instagram.
Trump was removed “indefinitely”
; from Facebook and Instagram on Jan. 7, a day after his supporters stormed the Capitol in a bid to overturn the 2020 election results. Twitter and YouTube took similar steps, citing the continuing risk of violence and incitement.
“We think the risks of allowing the president to continue using our service during this period are simply too great,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote at the time.
Later that month, Facebook asked the Supervisory Board to decide whether to leave Trump’s suspension, saying the importance of the issue was grounds for an independent review.