In this photo illustration, a phone screen displays a Facebook logo with the official portrait of former US President Donald Trump on the background, on May 4, 2021, in Arlington, Virginia. – Facebook’s independent oversight board was set for a momentous decision on the platform’s ban of former US president Donald Trump, as debate swirls on the role of social media in curbing hateful and abusive speech while controlling political discourse.InternationalIndiaAfricaWASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Former US President Donald Trump on Friday published his first post on Facebook* since being removed from the platform after the January 6, 2021 Capitol riot. “I’M BACK!” Trump said in a post. Last month, Facebook reinstated Trump’s account after a two-year suspension. Trump’s account was restored due to the risk of Trump’s online activity to public safety receding, the company said. However, Trump now faces heightened penalties for violations on the platform, Facebook also said. Trump’s last post prior to suspension, made on January 6, urged demonstrators at the US Capitol to “remain peaceful” and respect law enforcement.Earlier on Friday, social media video-sharing site YouTube said it would reinstate Trump’s account, also after a two year ban. Twitter restored Trump’s account after it was bought by billionaire Elon Musk, who lifted several suspensions from the previous owners.AmericasYouTube Reinstates Trump’s Account as Social Media Giants Retreat From Post-J6 Ban18:19 GMTTrump’s post on Facebook marks his first on any of the platforms that banned him. When Musk announced that he planned to lift Trump’s suspension, Trump posted on Truth Social, a Twitter-competitor owned by Trump Media & Technology group, that he would not be returning to Twitter.*Facebook and its parent company Meta is outlawed as an extremist organization in Russia.