US, Donald Trump challenges the ban on social media and announces his personal platform: “It will be called Truth”

After the mishap with Speak, gone offline for hosting it, Donald Trump we try again. And this time he wants to do it all by himself. The former president of the United States announced the launch of Truth, the new social network from which it will return to speak to its supporters. A proprietary platform with which the tycoon, banned from Facebook e Twitter after the attack on the Capitol on January 6, he promises to “resist the tyranny of big techs“.

As reported Usa Today, the portal will be owned by the group Trump Media & Technology and will debut in November on Apple Store in a trial version accessible to a small circle of “invited guests“. The launch to the general public will instead take place in the first quarter of 2022. Among the functions of the social network, also a service of video on demand by subscription that will serve to broadcast an entertainment program like a real e own private tv. “I am thrilled to be able to post my first ‘Truth’ on Truth Social very soon,” said Trump in a note playing on the meaning of the name, which in English means’truth‘. “We live in a world where i Taliban they have a huge presence on Twitter, but your favorite American president has been silenced. This is unacceptable, ”added the billionaire.

The launch of Truth is just the last leg of the long personal battle hired by Trump against social networks guilty, according to him, of having it “silenced“. At the beginning of the year, Twitter and Facebook had in fact suspended the profile of the former tenant of the White House as a result of the events that occurred on January 6, 2021, when his supporters stormed the seat of the United States Congress incited by the accusations of electoral fraud that he himself had spread over the internet. A decision, motivated by the “risk of something else incitement to violence“By Trump, who has fueled heated debates around the world for months and to which the billionaire responded in July suing the platforms for illegally silencing conservative positions.

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