Trump’s social media app set to launch in February
(NEXSTAR) – Truth Social, former President Donald Trump’s social media app, appears to launch in February, according to a listing in the Apple App Store.
Truth Social, which is part of the Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), claims to fight censorship and “righteous reprimands and self-appointed referees” who the former president says decide what everyone is allowed to do. “Think, say, share, and do,” reports The Hill.
From the App Store preview photos for Truth Social, the app looks a lot like Twitter, even using Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s username – @jack – as a sample profile. Like Twitter, Truth Social users will be able to follow people and hot topics, as well as chat privately with other users.
According to Apple’s App Store listing, Truth Social is slated to launch on February 21, 2022 – Presidents’ Day in the US
TMTG did not immediately return Nexstar’s request for comment.
Trump has previously claimed he might be the “one person in America with the megaphone, the resources, the experience and the desire” to create this platform, and argued that Truth Social was a necessary step on the way. the restoration of democracy.
“For me, this business goes far beyond politics. It’s about saving our country, ”Trump said in a statement released by TMTG last fall. According to Reuters, TMTG is also expected to launch a subscription video-on-demand service, TMTG +.
Facebook and Twitter banned Trump from their platforms after his supporters attacked the Capitol on Jan.6, 2021. He was also banned from other social media platforms, including Snapchat, Reddit, and YouTube.
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