October 1, 2022

Search engines is blocking Trump’s Reality Social app for “insufficient content moderation”

Google’s decision means that app is currently unavailable on all Android devices.

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.

Despite Google Play holding up the app, Truth Social has  skilled rapid growth this month   and recently  became the first author on Rumble Ads   – an  ad platform that’s difficult Big Tech’s dominance .

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.

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