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Apps now dominate the social media landscape. TikTok has emerged as a new destination for short-form videos, while Instagram continues to be a popular platform for sharing photos and videos. Truth Social has now entered the fray as a potential competitor in the space.
Former US President Donald Trump is working on a new social media app called TRUTH Social. After hundreds of his supporters rioted at the Capitol on January 6, Donald Trump was banned or suspended from major social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Trump Media & Technology Group’s TRUTH Social, a new social media platform, is also a factor. TRUTH Social will be formed by the merger of Trump Media and Technology Group and Digital World Acquisition Corp., a special acquisition company.
Donald Trump’s Truth Social is now available for download on the Apple App Store, and Android users can expect it soon.
What Exactly Is Truth Social?
Donald Trump devised the app to counter the “tyranny of the tech giants,” who have “used their unilateral power to silence dissenting voices in America.” On January 6, 2021, Trump addressed social media behemoths such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, which had all banned him following the Capitol riots. Former House Intelligence Chairman Republican Rep. Devin Nunes will lead the platform.
How To Register For Truth Social?
- After downloading the app, you must sign in or create a new account.
- When you create a new account, you must enter your birth date. The application is available to those over the age of 18.
- After entering your email address and password, you will receive a verification email.
- After verifying your identity, enter your username and password to create a new account.
Here Is Why Truth Social Was Released?
The app before launching was on a waiting list for users. “We’ve added you to our waiting list due to high demand. You are more than a number to us, and we value our relationship with you. The waiting list numbers were listed on the website.” According to the app’s claims.
Make an account to see your waitlist number. The app was downloaded automatically on some iOS devices after Trump announced his plans to launch his own platform in October.
At the time of publication, users could only get so far. Because of “massive demand,” Truth Social is currently putting users on a waiting list. To see your most recent waitlist position, tap the refresh icon next to the waitlist number. Furthermore, Truth Social promises to send you a push notification when your account is ready to use. When a user logs in to Truth Social, they will see an app that looks very similar to Twitter. The ‘Feed’ page displays a chronological list of other users’ posts. Users have the option of responding to posts, liking/hearting them, and re-sharing them with their own followers. Posts on Truth Social are referred to as “Truths” rather than “Tweets,” and “ReTruths” rather than “Retweets.” Truth Social has a similar look and feels to Twitter’s app design, direct messaging, and the ability to follow/unfollow users.
Despite Truth Social’s claim to be a “political discrimination-free social media platform,” it’s clear that the site is primarily geared toward former president supporters. Truth Social will undoubtedly benefit from Trump’s endorsement and promotion over competitors such as Parler and MeWe, but it remains to be seen whether it can compete on a level playing field with Facebook, Twitter, and other major players.
Devin Nunes, CEO of Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), told Fox News on Sunday that the Truth Social app should be “fully operational” by the end of March. As of Monday, only Americans will be able to use the app; users from other countries will be unable to do so.
“Seeing people whose voices have been cancelled on the platform is actually very moving for me,” Nunes told Fox News.
“Some Silicon Valley tech oligarch freak people,” on the other hand, have an “opposite mentality” to the company’s desire for users to describe what they want on the platform, according to Nunes.
Create a profile, avatar, and background that reflect your personality. Begin tracking your personal connections through follower and follower counts, as well as post and like histories.
- TRUTH Feed
This is a collection of TRUTH Feed posts, videos, and other media from the people you’ve chosen to follow. The TRUTH Feed displays thumbnails, links, and other information for posts from people you follow.
- SEEKING THE TRUTH
Socializing becomes more interesting as you interact with others. Begin by searching for voices that interest you, then following them directly from the search results or viewing their profile first.
Use notifications to stay in touch with your growing audience. If any of your followers make changes to their posts, you’ll be notified right away.
To conclude, talking Donald Trump’s TRUTH Social, encountered some difficulties after its February launch. There was a very long waitlist of people who wanted to sign up, so downloads were limited. Since Trump began posting on his own platform just a few weeks ago, the conservative social network has taken on new life.