Former US President Donald Trump, banned from social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook, unveiled a new “communication platform” on Tuesday (local time).
From Donald J Trump’s office, is the name of the platform which is a subsection of the ex-president’s existing website.
Trump spokesman Jason Miller said on Twitter that the new website was “a great resource for finding his latest statements and highlights from his first term,” but added “it’s not news social media platform. We will have more information. to come on this front in the very near future. “
President Trump’s website is a great resource for finding his latest statements and highlights from his first term, but it’s not a new social media platform. We will have more information on this in the very near future. ???? https://t.co/m9ymmHofmI
– Jason Miller (@JasonMillerinDC) May 4, 2021
“Directly from Donald J. Trump’s office,” said a 30-second video posted to the site which included references to his ban on social media.
The website includes written statements issued by Trump since his departure on Jan.20. The platform has a camera feature that Trump can use to make video statements.
After being banned from social media platforms, including Facebook, the former president launched the communications platform on the eve of a decision by Facebook’s supervisory board on whether to allow him to come back to the social network site.
First reported by Fox News, the communications platform became operational more than four months after Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies banned Trump’s tweets and posts about the general election that took sparked the January 6 insurgency on the US Capitol.
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