Why Donald Trump’s new social media venture is doomed to fail.

Former President Donald Trump has found the loophole to get back on social media after being banned from all available major sites -- by launching his own platform. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza discusses the highly anticipated debut of “TRUTH social” and how its future success seems ... dismal.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:

Trump is going public by taking advantage of Wall Street's blank-check boom
www.cnn.com/2021/10/21/business/trump-social-media-spac/index.html

www.thetrumparchive.com/?results=1

Conservative Social Networks Keep Making The Same Mistake
www.theverge.com/2021/7/6/22566043/conservative-social-networks-keep-making-the-same-mistake

techcrunch.com/2021/07/06/gettr-trump-social-network-hack-defaced/

The Trump media era ends not with a wow but a whisper
www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/04/06/trump-media-era-ends-not-with-wow-whisper/

Trump shuts down his blog, frustrated by its low readership.
www.nytimes.com/2021/06/02/us/politics/trump-shuts-down-blog.html

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