According to App Store Apple App Store, the launch of Truth Social, a Twitter clone of former US President Donald Trump, is scheduled for February 21. However, New York Times sources claimthat the event has been postponed to March.
Based on screenshots from the Apple App Store, Truth Social is very similar to Twitter – it was Mr. Trump’s favorite social network until his account was permanently banned following the January 6, 2021 events. The Truth Social project will be his second foray into the new platform, having launched his own blog last May, which shut down less than a month later. The new social network is being developed by Trump Media and Technology Group (TMTG).
The reasons why the launch of the new social network is delayed are hardly technical – the service is currently in beta testing with 500 volunteers. More likely, depending on the resource The edgea version is presented with an investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) into the SPAC acquisition of TMTG for an accelerated IPO.
Time for some truth!!! pic.twitter.com/jvyteDb5gW
– Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) February 15, 2022
As for the Truth Social beta test, Mr. Trump is participating in it himself. Recently, his son Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a screenshot of his father’s first post on the new platform. The former President said: “Get ready! Your beloved President will see you soon!”. He has 317 subscribers to Truth Social as of Wednesday evening, despite being read by 88 million users of the most popular microblogging service before his ban on Twitter. The administration of the new service did not comment on the delay in opening the resource.