Tech giant Google is avoiding former President Donald Trump’s Truth Social app through going live in its Google Play Android app store and it has cited “ insufficient articles moderation” as the reason for the particular holdup.
A Google spokesperson told Axios : “ On Aug. 19, we notified Truth Social of several violations of standard policies in their current app submission and reiterated that will having effective systems pertaining to moderating user-generated content is a condition of our terms of service for any app to go live on Google Play. ”
A source that will spoke to Axios added that Google’s concerns are related to “ physical dangers and incitements to violence. ”
The Google spokesperson also stated that Truth Social is “ working on addressing these issues. ”
Approximately 49% of US smartphones run Android and there are an estimated 133 million Android users in the US . This means that the holdup can be preventing the huge bottom of US Android users from being able to download the Truth Social app to their phones.
Trump was deplatformed by many Big Tech companies in 2021 plus Truth Social is one of the couple of places where he has an active social media presence.