Senior Trump aide Jason Miller justifies forced retirement of the site to CNBC on Wednesday, adding that it “contributes to the broader efforts we have and are working on.”
Miller declined to elaborate on those efforts, but confirmed that the website “won’t return.”
a Trump adviser told the Washington Post The former president, speaking on condition of anonymity, was upset that people were making fun of his blog instead of reading it.
Webpage, “From the Desk of Donald J. Trump,” was hacked As a replacement for Trump’s posts on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social media platforms after he was banned after his baseless claims of election fraud, which incited him January 6 Uprising in the US Capitol.
But its actual usefulness came under question soon after its May 5 launch. Social media interactions fell from 159,000 on the first day to just 15,000 three days later, A Washington Post Analysis found it.
Internet denizens were also quick to note that it was less forum and more blog, although it encouraged visitors to share Trump’s lengthy posts on their social media accounts.
The shutdown could be a boon for Mike Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow and Trump aide, who launched his social media website in April. Lindell said at the time That their platform is about freedom of expression – unless you want to swear or use God’s name in vain, which will get you banned.
“Another thing you can’t do there is completely defame someone,” Lindell said. who is facing a defamation suit $1.3 billion by Dominion Voting Systems.
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