NY Times Grudgingly Admits Trump’s Truth Social Is Thriving

YOUNGSTOWN, OH - SEPTEMBER 17: Former President Donald Trump speaks at a Save America Rally to support Republican candidates running for state and federal offices in the state at the Covelli Centre on September 17, 2022 in Youngstown, Ohio. Republican Senate Candidate JD Vance and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) spoke to supporters along with former President Trump.(Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • This had to hurt: The New York Times, which loathes all things Trump, admitted that the former president’s Truth Social media platform has “managed to outpace its rivals” and is “increasingly brimming with activity.”
  • Trump, of course, is at the heart of that user growth. He has more than four million followers.
  • The Times said that “experts say the app itself has only grown more influential in conservative circles ahead of the midterm election.”

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