Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates Says Trump ‘Probably Should Be Allowed Back’ On Social Media | PA Pundits – International

https://papundits.wordpress.com/2021/02/19/microsoft-co-founder-bill-gates-says-trump-probably-should-be-allowed-back-on-social-media/

…Bill Gates suggested to CNBC that former President Trump should be allowed to speak on social media. “I think at some point he probably will be allowed back on and probably should be allowed back on,” Gates commented in an interview that aired Thursday, CNBC reported. CNBC “Squawk Box” co-host Andrew Ross Sorkin had asked Gates whether he would allow Trump back on platforms if he had a say. Gates explained that he felt mixed feelings about Trump having a platform to speak from online: “It’s weird when you’re, you know, saying that the election was stolen without any facts there. And how corrosive that is.” Gates speculated: “But I’ll bet they’ll find a way to let him back on,” suggesting that Trump’s future posts could get slapped with warning labels. Gates then theorized that Trump may lose some of his appeal over time: “You know in a way … people’s interest in what he says may go down quite a bit.” The Facebook Oversight Board is still deciding Trump’s possible reentry to Facebook…

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