EXCLUSIVE: Former President Trump on Tuesday launched a communication platform, which will eventually give him the ability to communicate directly with his followers, after months of banning sites like Twitter and Facebook.
The “From Donald J. Trump’s Office” platform appears at www.DonaldJTrump.com/desk.
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The space will allow Trump to post comments, images and videos.
The technology appears to be powered by Campaign Nucleus – “the digital ecosystem designed to effectively manage political campaigns and organizations,” created by its former campaign manager, Brad Parscale.
The space allows Trump to post and allows subscribers to share the former president’s posts on Twitter and Facebook, however, the new platform lacks a feature that allows users to “reply” or “reply”. interact with Trump’s messages.
“This is only a one-way communication,” a source familiar with the space told Fox News. “This system allows Trump to communicate with his supporters.”
Trump’s new platform surfaced on Tuesday, after advisers told Fox News the former president was planning to “move forward” to create his own social media platform after being banned. from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat after the Capitol Riot.
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“President Trump’s website is a great resource for finding his latest statements and highlights from his first term, but it’s not a new social media platform,” Senior Advisor Jason Miller told Fox News. “We will have more information coming on this front in the very near future.”
The platform’s rollout also comes just a day before Facebook’s Supervisory Board announced its decision to indefinitely suspend Trump from Facebook and Instagram.
In January, the board accepted a case referral from Facebook to review the ban, as well as to provide policy recommendations on suspensions when the user is a political leader.
Facebook decided to block Trump “indefinitely” after the Jan.6 riot in the U.S. Capitol, with CEO Mark Zuckerberg saying they “believe the risks of allowing the president to continue using our service during this time are simply too big “.
Regardless of Facebook’s decision on Wednesday, a Twitter spokesperson told Fox News that Trump is permanently suspended from his tweets.
A Facebook spokesperson declined to comment on Trump’s new platform. A Twitter spokesperson did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.