In the last two weeks, Trump has posted on his own platform, Truth Social, at least 258 times, attacking his political foes, pushing election misinformation, and promoting the QAnon conspiracy theory.
Truth Social, which has had an iOS app since February, is plagued by extreme content, QAnon adherents, and Trump’s own harmful rhetoric
After initially blocking Trump’s Truth Social app in its Play Store because it hosted violent threats, Google is now allowing people to download the App. This is just a step toward normalizing Trump’s embrace of extremist conspiracy theories and attempts to undermine electoral integrity. With this decision, we’re looking to other Google products like YouTube …
Before Facebook finally took action against former President Donald Trump’s account for inciting violence on January 6, it long allowed him to use the platform to push misinformation to a broad audience, vilify his critics, and contribute to increased public distrust of institutions.
Media Matters analyzed the 6,081 Facebook posts Trump made between January 1, 2020, and January 6, 2021, when Facebook suspended his account, and we found that roughly a quarter of these posts contained misinformation, content warranting an additional information label, or harmful rhetoric about others.