Donald Trump's new social network, "Truth Social", which began its gradual online launch, aroused great enthusiasm on Monday but was plagued by technical problems.
The mobile app, which was supposed to be fully functional by the end of March, more than a year after the former US president was banned from major platforms, topped the most downloaded free programs from 's online store. Apple in the United States.
An outage due to "massive demand"
A few hours after the launch of “Truth Social” on the American App Store, however, many users indicated that they did not yet have access to the social network.
The following message was displayed on the screen of some smartphones: “Due to high demand, we have placed you on a waiting list.
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On the other hand, personalities close to Trump, who had access to a test version of the application even before its launch, were present on the platform.
This is the case of elected Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene, familiar with conspiracy theories, who published screenshots of her first messages on "Truth Social" on Sunday, the appearance of which resembles that of from Twitter.
"As the only congresswoman whose personal Twitter account has been banned, I know what millions of conservatives have had to endure when they have had their freedom of speech stolen by tech giants because they didn't want to foolishly repeat the authorized speeches, ”she tweeted from her elected account.
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