Former President Trump announced the launch of his own new social media platform — “TRUTH Social”, a new social media platform seeking to rival the “liberal media consortium.”
Trump Launches ‘From The Desk Of Donald J. Trump’ Webpage As New Online Platform
Former President Trump launched a new online communication platform Tuesday to “freely and safely” communicate directly with his followers after big tech took unprecedented steps in purging the 45th president accounts earlier this year.
Sanders Raises Concerns About Twitter’s Ban On Trump
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) criticized Twitter for permanently banning former President Trump from its platform, saying he doesn’t feel “particularly comfortable” with the censorship move and raised concerns that the political muzzling would definitely continue to someone who has a “very different political point of view.”
Twitter CFO: Trump Ban Is Permanent Even If He Runs in 2024
Twitter’s chief financial officer Ned Segal said that former President Trump is beyond online redemption in the eyes of Twitter, clarifying that Trump’s ban is permanent and will not be permitted back on the one-sided social media platform, even if he decides to make a comeback to run for office again in 2024 and wins.
YouTube Temporarily Suspends Trump’s Personal Channel
YouTube, the Google-owned video site has suspended President Trump’s channel, citing concern about “ongoing potential for violence for at least seven days Tuesday night, joining the long growing list of social media tech companies flexing its power in limiting or ejecting the president online presence.
Twitter Permanently Suspends Trump’s Personal Account
Twitter permanently suspends President Trump’s personal account, the social media company announced Friday evening, saying it took the action due to recent posts causes the “risk of further incitement of violence.”