Tag Archives: Truth Social

Trump Platform Allegedly To Launch On Presidents Day

The New York Post reports: Former President Donald Trump’s new social media platform Truth Social is expected to launch on Presidents’ Day, Feb. 21, according to the latest Apple App Store listing. Truth Social, which the 45th president announced in October, is the latest conservative alternative to large social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, which the former president has …

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Shady Chinese Outfit Is Behind Trump’s Media Company

The Washington Post reports: A Chinese firm helping former president Donald Trump take his new media company public has been the target of investigations by federal securities regulators, who say the firm misrepresented shell companies with no products and few employees as ambitious, growing enterprises, documents and interviews show. Arc Capital, an investment advisory firm based in Shanghai, has repeatedly …

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Trump Platform CEO Sued For “Brazen Act Of Fraud”

Axios reports: Private equity investor Brian Shevland is suing the CEO of the blank check company that it merging with former President Trump’s social media platform, claiming a “brazen act of fraud.” Big picture: The lawsuit comes just a week after Digital World Acquisition Corp. (DWAC), led by Patrick Orlando, disclosed that it’s under investigation by federal securities regulators. Shevland …

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Trump Platform Partners With QAnon/Anti-Vax Hub

Talking Points Memo reports: Trump’s social network has a new partner, and it’s exactly what you’d expect. TRUTH Social is linking up with an online video provider that is known for hosting content that won’t make it past YouTube’s moderation policy. It’s called Rumble, and it’s become a favorite of a range of fringe characters, including QAnon supporters, far-right extremists, …

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Trump Platform Is Charging To Reserve Usernames

The Daily Dot reports: Former President Donald Trump is inviting people to reserve their usernames on his new social media platform. But it might cost you. To date, Truth Social is essentially what’s been described as “a landing page with a sign up sheet.” It’s unclear how many people have signed up for the platform. Once you submit your name …

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REPORT: Trump’s Social Media Company Is A “Mirage”

Popular Information reports: TMTG promised that “TRUTH Social plans to begin its Beta Launch for invited guests in November 2021.” But November 2021 came and went without the Beta Launch or any update from the company. The Truth Social homepage is a single static page that collects email addresses. Writing in Bloomberg, Matt Levine concludes there is “almost no sign …

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SEC Investigates Trump’s Fledgling Media Company

The Wall Street Journal reports: The publicly traded company that plans to merge with former president Donald Trump’s social media company is under investigation by two federal regulators, which have asked for stock trading information and communications. Digital World Acquisition Corp. disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it had received “certain preliminary, fact-finding inquiries” from the Financial …

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New Trump Platform May Have Violated SEC Rules

The New York Times reports: A little-known Miami banker named Patrick Orlando had been discussing a deal with Mr. Trump since at least March, according to people familiar with the talks and a confidential investor presentation reviewed by The New York Times. That was well before his SPAC, Digital World Acquisition, made its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange last …

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“Cancel-Proof” Company To Host Trump’s Truth Social

Axios reports: RightForge, an internet infrastructure company that courts conservatives, will host former President Trump’s new social media platform, CEO Martín Avila told Axios on Monday. By relying on a web hosting service that won’t cut ties over controversial comments, Trump’s new platform could avoid the problems conservative network Parler faced when Amazon pulled its web services following the Capitol …

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Trump Vows No Censorship On Coming Social Media Platform (Users Are Banned From Criticizing Platform)

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 …

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Investor Pulls Out Of Trump’s Social Media Company

The Huffington Post reports: Donald Trump’s proposed social media company came as news to some of its investors ― and at least one pulled out when he learned his money was now tied to the former president. “Many investors are grappling with hard questions about how to incorporate their values into their work,” hedge fund manager Boaz Weinstein told The …

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Game Show Producer To Run Video For “Truth Social”

Deadline Hollywood reports: Donald Trump said that he’s launching a new social media service, Truth Social, through a newly formed company called Trump Media and Technology Corp. According to the announcement, the company also intends a subscription video on demand service, TMTG+, that will feature “non-woke” entertainment programming. The press release also announced that Scott St. John would serve as …

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Trump To Launch Social Media Platform Named “Truth”

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump has announced plans to launch a social media platform called TRUTH Social that will rolled be out early next year. The former president, who was banned from Facebook and Twitter earlier this year, says his goal is to rival the tech companies that have denied him the megaphone that was paramount to his rise. “I’m …

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