YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said Thursday that former President Donald Trump, who was suspended from YouTube in January, will be allowed to use his account again once there's no longer an "elevated risk of violence" in the United States. "We will lift the suspension ... when we determine the risk of violence has decreased," Wojcicki said. YouTube suspended Trump's account in the wake of the Capitol riot, saying he violated the platform's "policies for inciting violence." The announcement never said Trump's suspension would be permanent, contrasting Twitter, which booted Trump forever. Trump's Facebook suspension is being reviewed by the platform's independent oversight board. Wojcicki didn't offer a specific timeline but said that, after Capitol Police warned of a potential plot to breach the Capitol building on Thursday, it's "pretty clear" the "elevated violence risk still remains."
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