President Banned – level 2

15-01-2021 07:00

The US president, Donald Trump, was very active on social media. Then last week Twitter, Facebook and Instagram banned him.

The social media platforms said that the reason was that Trump made people attack the US Capitol, an important government building. He encouraged people to fight and he said that the presidential election was not fair. Mark Zuckerberg, the boss of Facebook, said that people voted the new president, Joe Biden, democratically and that Trump´s posts were dangerous.

The inauguration of Joe Biden will take place on January 20, and Trump said that he would not be there. Trump cannot use Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram before the inauguration.

Difficult words: encourage (to try to make people do something), democratic (when all people can vote and decide about something), inauguration (the official event when a president starts his job).

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