Former president Donald Trump has announced that he will start his very own social media app and information corporation to compete with “big tech.”
The go will come nine months after he was banned from numerous social media platforms for his job in the 6 January US Capitol riots that left 5 men and women dead.
The new firm, named Trump Media & Know-how Team, will start its own application called “TRUTH Social”.
“I produced Reality Social and TMTG to stand up to the tyranny of Huge Tech. We live in a globe where by the Taliban has a substantial existence on Twitter, nonetheless your favourite American President has been silenced. This is unacceptable,” Mr Trump said in a press release.
“I am excited to send out out my initial Truth on Fact Social incredibly quickly. TMTG was founded with a mission to give a voice to all. I’m energized to before long start off sharing my ideas on Truth Social and to struggle back again in opposition to Big Tech. Everybody asks me why doesn’t anyone stand up to Significant Tech? Nicely, we will be before long!” he extra.
Real truth is presently or pre-order in the Apple application store and will only be accessible to invited friends throughout a Beta start in November. The social media system will be officially introduced for anyone in America early future calendar year.
As president, Mr Trump was an enthusiastic social media consumer and posted often about every thing from overseas policy to diatribes concentrating on his rivals. He was banned from Twitter and other social media platforms soon after the Capitol riots, amid scrutiny of his job in incitement and repeated unsubstantiated statements of voter fraud.
Right before his profile was taken down, Mr Trump’s tweets and posts were being generally marked as bogus news.
Mr Trump has been speaking about building a new platform considering that then. He also commenced a blog on his existing website which was later on abandoned right after poor get to.
The corporation is a merger with Digital World Acquisition Corp, will be publicly outlined on Nasdaq up coming month.
Mr Trump also intends to roll out a movie-on-demand from customers provider with amusement, news and podcasts.