New York, Aug 30 (Globe Live Media) – The social network of former United States President Donald Trump (2017-2021), Truth Social, violates the Play Store rules for content moderation, so Google still you have not approved the Android app.
“On August 19, we notified Truth Social of several standard policy violations in its current app submission, and reiterate that having effective systems in place to moderate user-generated content is one of our conditions for any (Google) app. Play)”, the American giant wrote to the Axios media this Tuesday.
Truth Social, which was available for pre-order on Android in early August, has notices appearing before some posts that say, “This content may not be suitable for all audiences.” However, the post does not disappear and continues on the platform.
For his part, Trump Media and Technology Group CEO and former congressman Devin Nunes said the decision is up to Google and not Truth Social.
“When are we going to be available on Android? Well look, that depends on the Google Play store. We’re waiting for their approval, I don’t know why it’s taking so long,” Nunes said last Friday on the “Just the News Not Noise” podcast.
The Truth Social application, which was launched on February 21, a holiday in the United States for the celebration of President’s Day, was created as an alternative to Twitter, is available in the Apple App Store and can also be accessed from browsers .
The fact that the app cannot be downloaded on Android affects about 44% of US smartphone users, according to Axios.
The media also points out that the company owes one of its technology providers more than 1.6 million dollars.
Trump, who during the 2016 election campaign and his time as head of government used the networks -especially Twitter- constantly to communicate with his followers, was banned from Twitter, Facebook and YouTube after the assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2016. 2021, which led to the creation of Truth Social to circumvent this veto.
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