By Alex Glenn • 21 October 2021 • 9:07
Donald Trump is set to take on Silicon Valley. He plans to launch his own social media network and media company.
The Former President of the United States intends to “create a rival to the progressive media consortium and fight the ‘Big Tech’ of Silicon Valley”. Trump announced the move on Wednesday, October 20. He is set to launch his own media company. He also intends to have his own social media network and provide a subscription video service.
Trump is set to name the new company Trump Media Technology Group (TMTG). He plans to take on big tech companies in Silicon Valley.
The former president believes that companies have “used their power unilaterally to silence opposition voices in the United States“.
The social media side of the venture will be released to the public first. The social media network will be called “TRUTH Social”. A new app from Trump can be found on Apple’s App Store already. The release date though is set for February 2022. Trump claims that fans will be to get their hands on a test version of the app in November.
Trump has not been idle. Along with his social media plans, he is also thinking of running for president again in 2024.
The planned video subscription service from Trump will be called TMTG+. Reportedly it will include: “entertainment programming, news, podcasts and more”.
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Originally from the UK, Alex is based in Almeria and is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news.
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