We’re Missing the Point in the Trump-Facebook Ban Story

A private court system looms.

If there’s one thing that social media loves, it’s talking about social media. It’s no surprise, then, that this week’s internal review at Facebook about whether Donald Trump’s account should be reinstated has chewed up hashtags and trends around the world. If you recall, social networks like Twitter and Facebook banned The Donald in the run-up and aftermath to the storming of the U.S. Capitol in early January. While Twitter — the former president’s preferred medium — has not wavered on…