Semafor Interview: Facebook could lift Trump’s suspension in January, Nick Clegg says (Semafor Media)

Semafor Media: Semafor Interview: Facebook could lift Trump’s suspension in January, Nick Clegg says. “Former President Donald Trump could be allowed back on Facebook once a suspension of his account expires in 2023, Nick Clegg of parent company Meta Platforms, said Thursday at an exclusive Semafor Exchange event in Washington, DC.”

Bloomberg Businessweek: Meta’s Russia Problem Is Up to Nick Clegg, Not Mark Zuckerberg, to Solve

Bloomberg Businessweek: Meta’s Russia Problem Is Up to Nick Clegg, Not Mark Zuckerberg, to Solve. “Shortly after Russian troops invaded his country in February, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy sent separate letters to Meta Platforms Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg. He wanted them to block Russia’s state-backed media outlets from posting to Facebook in Ukraine; he also asked that they cut off Facebook and Instagram in Russia itself. Neither Zuckerberg nor Sandberg responded. Instead, Zelenskiy heard from Nick Clegg, Britain’s former deputy prime minister, who’s worked the past three years as a high-ranking executive at Meta.”

CNN: How Mark Zuckerberg is trying to reduce his exposure to public scrutiny

CNN: How Mark Zuckerberg is trying to reduce his exposure to public scrutiny. “When Russia moved to ‘partially restrict’ Facebook access in the country last week, drawing the social network deeper into an international conflict, it prompted a defiant response from the company’s most visible representative on the world stage. Not Mark Zuckerberg, but Nick Clegg.”

News & Star: Fusion Trampoline Park in Carlisle contacts Nick Clegg over Facebook issue

News & Star: Fusion Trampoline Park in Carlisle contacts Nick Clegg over Facebook issue. “Andy Ince, one of the owners of Fusion Trampoline Park in Carlisle, was devastated when the park’s Facebook and Instagram accounts were shut down over a dispute with another company. Between them, the two pages had 20,000 followers…. ‘In desperation I decided to write air mail letters marked “private and confidential” to Sir Nick Clegg – head of Global Affairs at Facebook in California – and also to Mark Zuckerberg.’”

New York Times: Breaking Up Facebook Is Not the Answer

New York Times: Breaking Up Facebook Is Not the Answer. “When does a company become too big or too successful to exist? Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, argues that Facebook should be dismantled because ‘big’ poses a risk to society. In my view — and that of most people who write about technology’s impact on society — what matters is not size but rather the rights and interests of consumers, and our accountability to the governments and legislators who oversee commerce and communications.” This was written by Nick Clegg, who works for Facebook.