New Twitter proprietor Elon Musk has some free advice for former President Donald Trump’s fledgling “Reality Social” app – quipping Wednesday that rival social media service should ponder a repute change.
Musk weighed in on the Trump-backed app’s mannequin merely two days after he reached an settlement with Twitter’s board to buy the corporate for $44 billion.
“Truth Social (horrible determine) exists because of Twitter censored free speech,” Musk tweeted. “Must be often known as Trumpet as a substitute!”
Hours earlier tweeting his actually helpful determine change, Musk well-known that Truth Social was ahead of every Twitter and TikTok on the Apple App Retailer’s most-downloaded itemizing freed from cost apps.
The Twitter buyout deal ostensibly locations Musk in direct opponents with Trump’s platform, which has positioned itself as a social media numerous and haven for conservatives who’ve confronted censorship on platforms managed by Enormous Tech firms.
The deal moreover sparked speculation that he would possibly resolve to reinstate Trump’s account as quickly as he formally takes administration of the company. Trump had virtually 90 million followers sooner than he was utterly banned from Twitter and totally different social media platforms after his supporters participated throughout the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.