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Trump’s social media app expected to launch in February

Former President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Perry, Ga., on September 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Ben Gray, File)

(NEXSTAR) – Truth Social, former President Donald Trump’s social media app, is likely to launch in February, according to a listing on Apple’s App Store.

Truth Social, part of the Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), aims to combat censorship and “self-righteous slurs and self-appointed referees”, whom the former president said system will decide what everyone else is allowed to “think, say, share and do,” The Hill reports.

Based on the photos in App Store Preview As for Truth Social, the app is akin to Twitter, even using the handle for Twitter founder Jack Dorsey – @jack – as an example for the profile. Like Twitter, Truth Social users will be able to follow people and trending topics, as well as chat privately with other users.

According to Apple App Store listing, Truth Social is expected to launch on February 21, 2022 – Presidents Day in the US

The Truth Social app preview in the Apple App Store. The app is expected to launch on February 21, 2022. (Nexstar)

TMTG did not immediately return Nexstar’s request for comment.

Trump has previously stated that he may be “the only person in America with the speakers, resources, experience, and desire” to create the platform, and suggested that Truth Social is a necessary step in the road to recovery. restore democracy.

“For me, this endeavor is not just political. This is the purpose of saving our country,” Trump said in a statement released by TMTG last fall. Based on Reuters, TMTG is also expected to launch a video-on-demand subscription service, TMTG+.

Both Facebook and Twitter banned Trump from their platforms after his supporters attacked the Capitol on January 6, 2021. He was also banned on other social media platforms including Snapchat, Reddit, and YouTube.

https://kfor.com/news/u-s-world/trumps-social-media-app-expected-to-launch-in-february/ Trump’s social media app expected to launch in February

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