- Former US President Donald Trump has launched a communication tool that might be described as a glorified blog
- The former president has resorted to this new means of communication following his ban by Facebook and Twitter
- Facebook Inc will soon announce whether or not the former president's ban will remain in place
Former US president, Donald Trump, has technically become a blogger. This follows his new retro webpage, billed 'From the Desk of Donald J Trump'.
The page features a small photo of the 45th president writing in a book on his desk.
Recall that the former president was banned by social media giants Facebook and Twitter following the invasion of the capitol by some of his followers.
A video includes archive material announcing Trump’s ban from Twitter and images of his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida and of a desktop, overlaid by captions:
“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.”
Below the video are a series of Trump statements resembling blog posts, of which the most recent begins:
“Heartwarming to read new polls on big-shot warmonger Liz Cheney of the great State of Wyoming.”
In other news about the former US president, Briefly News reported that Trump is working with an unpopular social media app called FreeSpace to launch his social media network, Axios reports.
This follows a ban of the former president by Twitter on January 8, two days after the riot and violent attacks on the United States Congress at the US Capitol, severing his access to his nearly 90 million followers.
Facebook followed the next day, cutting former President Trump's ties with another 33 million followers. After the ban, some initially thought Trump might reappear on Parler, a far-right haven that the Trump Organization had previously held talks with, as an anonymous "Person X", but those efforts fell through.
Since then, Trump's advisors have repeatedly hinted that the former president might launch his network to connect with his followers.
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