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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Former US President Donald Trump has announced plans to launch a new social media network, called TRUTH Social.

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The reality is the Trump worshipping morons need to upset someone to be happy. It is why they like Trump, he pisses people off. They can't hate on each other in some bubble network. Nobody sane will join.

#1 | Posted by Brennnn at 2021-10-20 11:36 PM | Reply

Ah, finally a platform for real TRUTH!

Like this...

"the Presidential Election Fraud of 2020 (which we have thoroughly and conclusively documented)" delivered at his Iowa Rally.

Rock solid facts for rock solid heads!

(i should charge them for that motto)

#2 | Posted by Corky at 2021-10-21 01:17 AM | Reply

"Former US President Donald Trump has announced plans to launch a new social media network"

Wasn't he supposed to do that right out of office? And didn't it have even less success than ------- With Zits, er, I mean Political War Zone?

Perhaps Wrecks could give Schtrump some pointers.

#3 | Posted by Danforth at 2021-10-21 01:35 AM | Reply

"Rock solid facts for rock solid heads!"

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#4 | Posted by Danforth at 2021-10-21 01:36 AM | Reply

He already tried and failed.

Just a ruse to keep his gullible dupes to continue sending him their $s.

None of which he's used for his stated purpose: proving he won, which is a lie.

"Stupid is as stupid does." - Forrest Gump

#5 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2021-10-21 02:34 AM | Reply

Parler 2.0?

The racists fascists need somewhere to share their mutual hate and ignorance.

#6 | Posted by ClownShack at 2021-10-21 03:41 AM | Reply

Trumpf trying to goose the gate as he searches for "investors" (i.e., "marks").

#7 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2021-10-21 07:03 AM | Reply

Zis mahst be crushed!
It iss for you own goot.

#8 | Posted by phesterOBoyle at 2021-10-21 08:10 AM | Reply

Some folks are going to lose a lot of money in this ------

#9 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-21 08:37 AM | Reply

I'll give it 6 months. I also predict bills and salaries will go unpaid.

#10 | Posted by kudzu at 2021-10-21 09:03 AM | Reply

PRAVDA?

#11 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-21 09:45 AM | Reply

What is this, the third, fourth time they've done this?

Will certainly fail like the test.

#12 | Posted by jpw at 2021-10-21 10:18 AM | Reply

It's first proposed name was
"Perpetually-Ticked-Off-Tok"

#13 | Posted by lee_the_agent at 2021-10-21 11:04 AM | Reply | Funny: 2

It's just another money grab that will fail immediately while Trump pockets some cash to put his name with it.

#14 | Posted by Sycophant at 2021-10-21 12:34 PM | Reply

Interesting financial analysis...

Trump's new venture could be peak SPAC
www.axios.com

...Former President Trump last night announced plans to launch a digital media network called "Truth Social," and said it would go public via a SPAC called Digital World Acquisition (Nasdaq: DWAC).

What to know: So far, this is a joke. ...


And the article goes on the explain why that view is held...

It does seem to have a Trump University ring to it...

The American Comedy Network - Krapco's Mr. Cardboard Tube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVIIRS4aMH0

#15 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-21 12:36 PM | Reply

Let's talk about Trump's Truth network....

www.youtube.com

#16 | Posted by Corky at 2021-10-21 04:43 PM | Reply

Surprise!

Mastodon's Founder Says Trump's New Social Network Is Just Mastodon
'Truth Social', which will launch officially later in the year, is seemingly using Mastodon's codebase without credit.

www.vice.com

#17 | Posted by Corky at 2021-10-21 04:47 PM | Reply

Already hacked. Dem Cyber Ninjas be trippin'.

www.independent.co.uk

#18 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-21 08:17 PM | Reply

"The pinned post for the user "donaldjtrump" was an image of a defecating pig, seemingly in an attempt to mock the former president."

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

#19 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-21 08:18 PM | Reply

Mastodon's Founder Says Trump's New Social Network Is Just Mastodon

Actually a smart choice of software after watching the P*rler disaster.

#20 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-21 08:37 PM | Reply

Smart? Donnie Dumass? AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

#21 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-21 08:50 PM | Reply

Dotard even has to gaslight with the name of his newest effort at another soon to be failed social media platform. It will be a good place to monitor Reichwing extrmeism; I'm sure the FBI and other law enforcement entities will be watching.

#22 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2021-10-22 11:35 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Investors are pulling out because they weren't told Trump was directly involved.

Looks like the orange ----------- touch is gone!

#23 | Posted by jpw at 2021-10-22 01:13 PM | Reply

Mastodon basically says use our code for free but attribute us, and change our code all you want but it must remain available (open source). Its really simple, but Trump isn't doing that, which is copyright theft and plagiarism, which sounds about right. Can these people do anything without scheming and grifting?

On a side note: I love open-source, where workers truly control the production. I've integrated it fully into my workflow, with the proper attributions of course.

#24 | Posted by horstngraben at 2021-10-23 11:12 AM | Reply

21 | POSTED BY LEGALLYYOURDEAD

If you're pretending that Trump has any insight into the front end or backend operations of the social media company, that is hilarious.
Whoever made the choice of Mastodon, versus attempting to create a bespoke service from scratch, actually made a good decision.

#25 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-23 11:18 AM | Reply

A different view...

Florida man accused of breaking Mastodon's open-source license with botched social network launch
www.theregister.com

...A Florida man has been accused of breaking the copyleft license of Mastodon by running an online instance of the software without providing its source code as required.

And not only that, the real-estate baron and wannabe tech tycoon has been told he has a month to fall in line with the fine print or put himself potentially at risk further action....

The aforementioned Palm Beach businessman, known for his failed casino, discontinued line of steaks, and a recent stint in public office, chairs an online media group that this week promised to launch a social network for selected users next month. A wider rollout is expected in the new year following a period of beta testing, apparently.

The web service, which alleges it wants to foster -- honest global conversation without discriminating against political ideology, -- has curiously in its terms-of-use banned one of its supremo's most favorite things in the whole wide world: "excessive use of capital letters."...



#26 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-23 11:31 AM | Reply

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