Trump planning to return to social media with own platform, says his advisor

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Mar 21, 2021, 11:35 PM(IST)

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Trump has been banned from Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites after January 6 attack on Capitol Hill

Former US President Donald Trump is planning to launch his own social media platform, his senior advisor told Fox News on Sunday. Trump has been banned from Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites after January 6 attack on Capitol Hill

Jason Miller, a spokesman for Trump's 2020 campaign, told the network that Trump would re-enter the social media space with a new platform of his own that would "completely redefine the game."

Twitter last week said it would seek public input on when and how it should ban world leaders, saying it was reviewing policy and considering whether the leaders should be held to the same rules as other users.

Twitter, Facebook and others have been under scrutiny for the way they handle accounts of politicians and government officials after their ban of Trump for inciting violence.

Facebook, which indefinitely suspended Trump in January, has asked its independent oversight board to decide whether the ban should stand.

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