Trump will launch his Social Media App, Truth Social will launch in February. According to Apple Inc. App Store listing Truth Social, the Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG) will offer an alternative to Twitter and is available for pre-order before going live on the U.S. Presidents’ Day holiday.
Truth Social will offer features identical to Twitter, users can follow other people and trending topics, according to demo photos. Just like Twitter, its tweet will be called “truth”.
Trump was earlier banned by Facebook and Twitter, and the launch of the Truth Social app comes 13 months after
Truth Social launch comes 13 months after Meta Platforms Inc’s Facebook and Twitter banned Trump on grounds of encouraging supporters to participate in the US capitol attack on January 6 based on unsupported claims of widespread fraud in the 2020 presidential election.
Sources familiar with the matter confirmed Feb 21 to be the launch date, though TMTG and Apple did not comment on it. The launch will be carried out in three phases and this would be the first. The second stage would be a subscription video-on-demand service called TMTG+ with entertainment, news, and podcasts, according to the company website. It is also likely TMTG will also launch a podcast network.
Based on the stock price of Digital World Acquisition Corp, TMTG is valued at $5.3 billion. There was a rise of 20% since reports started making rounds about the app’s listing on the App Store