Trump Furious About Stumbling Launch of His Social Media App

(Insider) Former President Donald Trump is furious about the underwhelming launch of his new social media app Truth Social, The Daily Beast reported, citing two sources familiar with the matter.

Sources told the outlet Trump had been heard on the phone “swearing gratuitously” and asking “what the f*** is going on” with the app.

The former president’s long-hyped app came out on February 20, but technical difficulties plagued its launch.

Many people who downloaded the app say they could not create accounts or were placed on waitlists.

The former president has been complaining about the negative press surrounding the app’s botched rollout, sources told The Daily Beast, demanding to know why more people aren’t using it and why it isn’t dominating the competition.

An analysis of the app’s traffic suggests that Truth Social is doing worse or the same as its MAGA app competitors like Gab and Gettr, The Daily Beast said.

While Truth Social had a sharp spike of around 2 million daily visits to the site when it first came out, the outlet said, citing data from traffic analysis site SimilarWeb, it then dipped to an average of approximately 300,000 visits each day.

It puts the site on par with Gettr but far behind Gab, which averaged around 650,000 daily visits in the same period, the outlet said.

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