Former Trump spokesman launches new social media platform GETTR

Former Trump spokesman launches new social media platform GETTR
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[Ed. – So far, it seems a lot of people have successfully created accounts, but there are reports of delays and difficulties with the platform.  This was the case with both Gab and Parler as well.  It will presumably be a few days (at least) before it’s clear how well GETTR is operating.]

A former spokesman for former President Donald Trump launched a new social media platform on the Fourth of July by defiantly declaring “independence” from what he called the “woke tyranny” of tech giants.

Jason Miller left his day-to-day job with Trump last month to become the CEO of GETTR, which officially went live at 10 a.m. ET on July 4. …

According to Miller, GETTR was the ninth-most downloaded free app from the Apple App Store and was the second-most downloaded free app from Google Play even before the formal launch. …

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Miller’s statement also touted some of GETTR’s features, including the ability to post longer messages (up to 777 characters) and videos (up to three minutes) than on Twitter. GETTR’s dashboard (the name, according to Miller, is “derived from the idea of ‘getting together’ as a community on social media”) bears a strong resemblance to Twitter’s, while the new platform will also verify certain users.

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