Former President Donald Trump connected Oct. 20 unveiled the upcoming motorboat of his ain social media platform.
The beta mentation of the app, called TRUTH Social, volition beryllium disposable to invited guests successful November this year, according to a connection from the Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG). A nationwide debut is expected to travel successful the archetypal 4th of 2022.
“I created TRUTH Social and TMTG to basal up to the tyranny of Big Tech,” Trump said successful a statement released by TMTG. “We unrecorded successful a satellite wherever the Taliban has a immense beingness connected Twitter, yet your favourite American President has been silenced. This is unacceptable. I americium excited to nonstop retired my archetypal TRUTH connected TRUTH Social precise soon.”
The announcement was timed unneurotic with a merger announcement betwixt Digital World Acquisition Corp. and TMTG, which volition effect successful TMTG becoming a publically listed institution with a cumulative valuation of $1.7 billion.
According to a institution quality release, TMTG’s “mission is to make a rival to the wide media consortium and combat against the ‘Big Tech’ companies of Silicon Valley, which person utilized their unilateral powerfulness to soundlessness opposing voices successful America.”
Twitter and Facebook permanently banned Trump successful the aftermath of Jan. 6. The erstwhile president earlier this period sued Twitter seeking to unit the reinstatement of his account. In July, helium filed class-action lawsuits against Twitter, Facebook, and Google, alleging his rights were violated erstwhile helium was banned.
Donald Trump Jr. posted a nexus to TRUTH Social connected Twitter. The website presently features a waiting database motion up for and a nexus to the Apple App Store wherever the app tin beryllium preordered for free.
“For truthful long, Big Tech has suppressed blimpish voices,” the president’s lad said connected Sean Hannity. “If you’re pro-Second-Amendment, if you’re pro-life, if you’re religious, if you’re conscionable a conservative; you person been successful Facebook jail, you person been de-platformed, you person been demonetized.”
“What we’re trying to bash is make a large tent, an unfastened and Free Network for radical to beryllium capable to communicate, to workout your First Amendment rights.”
The erstwhile president’s lad said Trump signed the erstwhile merger statement connected the nighttime of Oct. 20.
According to Bloomberg, Digital World Acquisition Corp. is simply a blank cheque institution created for the intent of acquiring 1 oregon much companies.
Ivan has reported for The Epoch Times connected a assortment of topics since 2011.