Trump’s ‘Non-Woke’ Twitter Alternative Plans To Launch February 21

Trump plans alternative Twitter ‘Non-Woke’ to launch on February 21

by Adam

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Trump Media and Technology Group, the new company of former President Donald Trump, indicated Thursday that it plans to launch a social media platform on February 21, more than a year after Trump took office. forbiddenTwitter and Facebook.

Here are some basic facts

In the Apple App Store listing, Truth Social shows a release date of February 21, 2019 (Reuters reported this release date first).

The developers described a set of features similar to those offered by Twitter: the ability to like and share text posts, exchanging private messages, and passing on “Truth Feed”.

In the platform’s app store listing, the developers claimed that Truth Social would be inclusive of all ideologies, providing a place where liberals, conservatives, and libertarians could spend “a great time” together despite their differing opinions.

The amazing truth

CNBC reported that the Truth Social missed the November invite-only beta testing deadline.

important background

Trump was always forbiddenTwo days after the events on Capitol Riot on January 6, 2021, Trump took to Twitter in response to tweets he made about President Joe Biden’s inauguration and his 2020 presidential campaign. Trump later denounced the decision as an expression of “violent censorship and a “cancellation culture”, and he expected to abandon Users about Twitter for other platforms. In October, he unveiled Trump Media and Technology Group (TMTG), which plans to go public through a merger with blank-checking company Digital World Acquisition Corp, and aims to launch a conservative-friendly social media app and ” Not Awake” is a subscription service that offers news and entertainment content in the form of video and podcasts. Republican Devin Nunes (Republic of California), a close ally of Trump, left Congress on Tuesday to lead the company. DWAC’s stock price jumped nearly 400% one day after announcing the merger, With trading halted several times due to volatility, shares closed at $94.20 the next day, although the price has since fallen and closed at $60.27 on Thursday.Trump Inc. also said last month that it raised $1 billion. lar from unnamed institutional investors, as part of a private equity investment (PIPE) deal.

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The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority launched investigations in December into the proposed merger of TMTG/DWAC. DWAC presented last month.

Watch out for these things

According to a poll, more than 60% of Republicans plan to use Truth Social. However, Parler is not as popular as Twitter.

Additional reading

“Trump will launch his social media app in February, with a list of offers” (Reuters)

“More than 60% of Republicans plan to use TRUTH Social, Trump poll suggests” (SME)

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