Former president Donald Trump appeared on Newsmax TV with Greg Kelly on Wednesday night to discuss his plans regarding social media now that he has been banned from Twitter and other mainstream tech platforms.
“They really wanted me on Parler, and, you know, I had 89 million, but that was because they held it back,” Trump said referring to Twitter’s manipulations to reduce his reach.
“And then on top of that, I had 36 million, or 39 million, on @POTUS. And we had other sites where we had millions and millions of people, so I guess we were about as big as it gets, and likewise on Facebook, and they all want that, and part of the problem is mechanically, they can’t handle that,” he added.
Trump is worried that social media alternatives will not be able to handle the additional traffic coming from