The Hill reports:
Truth Social, the new social media platform that former President Trump says he is rolling out, will combat censorship and the “self-righteous scolds and self-appointed arbiters” who Trump said decide what everyone else is allowed to “think, say, share, and do.”
“The corruption of these platforms cannot be ignored,” Trump said in a statement issued by Trump Media & Technology Group. “We have fallen far down the ‘slippery slope’ of censorship in our country, and the topics that Americans are increasingly forbidden to debate are among the most important issues of our day.”
“This wildly aggressive censorship and “cancel-culture” is not only un-American—it has direct, real-world consequences,” Trump added.
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Trump hailed his own creation of a new free speech social media network, Truth Social—but a scan of its terms and conditions shows that users will not be allowed to criticize the site https://t.co/CXHwtCLOBR
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) October 23, 2021
The terms of “Truth Social,” the social media site Trump is launching, include that you may not “disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the Site.”
Even censorship-heavy Facebook/Twitter don’t go as far as making their companies protected from criticism. pic.twitter.com/CzgcVB6zuw
— Ford Fischer (@FordFischer) October 21, 2021