A photo illustration showing a person checking the app store on a smartphone for "Truth Social", with a photo of former President Donald Trump in the background. Chris Delmas/AFP/Getty Images


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A photograph illustration displaying an individual checking the app retailer on a smartphone for “Reality Social”, with a photograph of former President Donald Trump within the background. Chris Delmas/AFP/Getty Photos

  • A brand new ballot discovered that 61% of Republicans plan to make use of Trump’s new social media platform not less than among the time.
  • Trump’s “TRUTH Social” is the previous president’s effort to “stand as much as the tyranny of Large Tech.”
  • Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has personally invested tens of hundreds of {dollars} within the firm.

A brand new ballot from Morning Seek the advice of discovered {that a} majority of self-identified Republicans anticipate to make use of former President Donald Trump’s new social media platform, TRUTH Social.

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Amongst Republicans, 27% stated they anticipate to make use of the platform “rather a lot,” whereas one other 34% stated they’d use it among the time. Simply 20% of Republicans stated they would not be utilizing it in any respect.

Democrats overwhelmingly say they will not use the platform – 72% stated they would not use it in any respect, whereas simply 7% stated they’d use it rather a lot. Amongst all voters, simply 37% anticipate to be common customers of the platform.

Trump introduced the launch of TRUTH Social final week, touting it as a solution to “stand as much as the tyranny of Large Tech.” The app is presently out there for pre-order on Apple’s App Retailer, and is ready to launch an on invitee-only foundation subsequent month. It’ll then turn into public within the first quarter of 2022.

“We stay in a world the place the Taliban has an enormous presence on Twitter, but your favourite American President has been silenced,” Trump stated in his assertion asserting the launch. “Everybody asks me why does not somebody stand as much as Large Tech? Properly, we can be quickly!”

The ballot outcomes counsel that the brand new platform might be successful with supporters of the previous president, notably after the ill-fated effort to launch “From the Desk of Donald J. Trump.” One other Morning Seek the advice of ballot from Might discovered that solely half of Republicans have been all for partaking with that web site.

The brand new platform has additionally garnered important monetary backing, elevating cash through a particular goal acquisition firm (SPAC) that has seen funding to the tune of tens of hundreds of {dollars} from far-right Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene.

The Morning Seek the advice of ballot, carried out from October 22 to 24, included 1,999 voters and had a margin of error of two share factors.

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