Just weeks after its launch, the pro-Trump social network GETTR is inundated with terrorist propaganda spread by supporters of Islamic State, according to a POLITICO review of online activity on the fledgling platform.
The social network — started a month ago by members of former President Donald Trump’s inner circle — features reams of jihadi-related material, including graphic videos of beheadings, viral memes that promote violence against the West and even memes of a militant executing Trump in an orange jumpsuit similar to those used in Guantanamo Bay.
So far, GETTR has been the highest-profile pro-Trump platform launch, given the names behind it: Jason Miller [photo], former Trump spokesperson, is its chief executive, and the site is partially funded by Miles Guo, the business partner of former Trump advisor Steve Bannon.
Read the full article. GETTR has not responded to Politico’s requests for comment and has not yet joined an industry nonprofit that helps social media platforms identify and take down terrorist content.
NEW: Jihadists flood GETTR, the pro-Trump social network, with propaganda
— Sam Stein (@samstein) August 2, 2021