Tag Archives: Gettr

Bannon’s Chief Financial Backer Files For Bankruptcy

Raw Story reports: A Chinese financier who bankrolled some of Steve Bannon’s projects was found in contempt by a U.S. judge earlier this month and ordered to pay $134 million to a creditor over a yacht he moved out of US waters to shield it from debt collection. Now, Guo Wengui has reportedly filed for bankruptcy. According to journalist Seth …

Read More »

Bannon’s Chief Financial Backer Hit With $134M Fine

The Daily Beast reports: The financier famed for bankrolling some of Steve Bannon’s best-known ventures, as well as the far-right strategist’s jet-setting lifestyle, is in deep trouble for steering a $28 million yacht—the same boat where federal agents arrested Bannon in 2020—out of American waters. A New York judge slapped Guo Wengui, who also uses the aliases Kwok Ho Wan …

Read More »

GETTR Fires Top Staffers Amid Financial Problems

The right wing Washington Examiner reports: Social media upstart GETTR fired over a dozen staff members late last year, including two key executives and its entire IT and cybersecurity teams, amid rapid growth and what former employees said were funding problems. The layoffs came even as interest in the company, founded by Jason Miller, a spokesman for former President Donald …

Read More »

“Free Speech” Platform Bans Pundit Over N-Word

NBC News reports: GETTR, the pro-Trump social media platform set up to promote free speech, has banned a right-wing pundit for using the N-word in his profile. The platform told The Daily Beast that Jon Miller, a former Blaze TV host, was barred from the platform after using the word. “Jon Miller was suspended from GETTR because he used the …

Read More »

Cultist “Free Speech” Site Battles White Nationalists

The Daily Beast reports: The ardently pro-Trump social media site Gettr has been under attack by white nationalist “groypers,” avid followers of Unite the Right attendee Nicholas Fuentes since the platform booted him earlier this week. On Thursday night, Gettr started to block users from posting the word “groyper,” which originates from a variation of the Pepe the Frog meme …

Read More »

“Free Speech” Platform Bans White Nationalist Leader

The Daily Beast reports: Jason Miller’s right-wing “free speech” social media alternative Gettr “suspended” the account of white nationalist Nicholas Fuentes on Monday. “My official Gettr account has been permanently suspended,” Fuentes wrote on Telegram, a messaging platform beloved by the far-right. “Nice free speech platform.” The Unite the Right attendee’s Gettr page currently displays an “account suspended” notice. The …

Read More »

Axios: Trump Demands Financial Stake To Join GETTR

Axios reports: Former President Trump wanted equity in Gettr, the new social media app launched by former Trump aide Jason Miller, sources tell Axios. The former president has yet to join the app, although sources say that conversations about his participation are ongoing. Discussions about equity are likely part of those conversations, and everything is a negotiation point. Miller has …

Read More »

Miller On ISIS Flooding GETTR: They Attack The MAGA Movement Because Trump Destroyed Them Militarily

Politico reports: 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 …

Read More »

Politico: ISIS-Supportive Posts Are “Inundating” GETTR

Politico reports: 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 …

Read More »

Top GETTR Accounts Hacked To Read “Free Palestine”

The Insider reports: GETTR, the new social media platform set up by allies of former President Donald Trump, was been hacked on the day of its July 4 launch. The platform’s most popular verified users, mostly former Trump aides, had their accounts compromised. GETTR’s official support page was also targeted. Jason Miller, who founded the platform and was formerly a …

Read More »

Gettr Already Flooded With Porn, Slurs, Hitler, Trolling

Mother Jones reports: “Welcome to GETTR and start a new journey!” So reads an introductory message on the home page of Gettr, a right-wing social media app recently launched by a team led by Jason Miller, an ex-spokesperson of former president Donald Trump. That “new journey,” thanks to spam comments left en masse below the message, involves encountering things like …

Read More »

Fugitive Chinese Billionaire Behind New Platform Gettr

The Daily Beast reports: A new social media network led by Donald Trump adviser Jason Miller is backed by a fugitive Chinese billionaire who once invited Steve Bannon to live on his yacht. What’s not made clear to Gettr’s new users is that the site received initial funding from a foundation owned by Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui and his family. …

Read More »

Chinless Cultist Launches Twitter Clone Named “GETTR”

Politico reports: Former President Donald Trump’s team quietly launched a new social media platform on Thursday, billing it as an alternative to Big Tech sites. The platform, called GETTR, advertised its mission statement as “fighting cancel culture, promoting common sense, defending free speech, challenging social media monopolies, and creating a true marketplace of ideas.” Trump’s former spokesman, Jason Miller, is …

Read More »