• Twitter Erupts With Jokes After Trump Launches New Social ‘Platform': Congrats on ‘Inventing a Blog'

    1 day ago - By Mediaite

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    For a brief moment on Tuesday afternoon, it appeared that Donald Trump had made good on the long-swirling rumors that he was planning to start a new social media platform.
    A 30-second video uploaded to Trump's website, donaldjtrump.com , seemed to tease just such a forthcoming platform:
    “In a time of silence and lies / A beacon of freedom arises / A place to speak freely and safely / Straight from the desk of Donald J. Trump.”
    The buzz soon turned to mockery, however, as Fox News reported the details of the “new” venture, which it turns out is actually just a...
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  • Trump Launches New Social Platform After Bans From Twitter, Facebook

    Trump Launches New Social Platform After Bans From Twitter, Facebook

    1 day ago - By Mediaite

    Former President Donald Trump launched a long-awaited platform on Tuesday to communicate with his followers outside of social media.
    The platform, which took the appearance of a blog at, displayed a number of Twitter-sized messages as of Tuesday afternoon, alongside buttons offering readers the option of sharing them on Twitter and Facebook. A third heart-shaped button - analogous to the “like” buttons appearing on social-media websites - also appeared, though it appeared to lack any functionality as of Tuesday.
    The page became public the same day that Facebook was expected to announce...
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