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Trump’s Truth Social Down Amid Technical Issues

Donald Trump’s social media platform, Truth Social, encountered a significant service disruption, leaving many users, including Trump himself, unable to access profiles or post content.

The Outage Unfolds

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Users attempting to navigate to various profiles on Truth Social were met with error messages, indicating a system-wide issue that prevented regular access to the site’s features.

Trump’s Digital Haven

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Trump has been using this platform as his primary means of direct communication with his followers since his ban from Twitter (now X).

A Silent Return to X

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Even though Elon Musk later lifted the ban, Trump rarely uses the account anymore, preferring to use Truth Social instead.

Scope of the Outage

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The disruption began around 11 a.m. Eastern on a Tuesday, with user reports of access issues persisting into the early hours of Wednesday. Peak complaint volumes were observed in the late afternoon.

Seeking Answers

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Inquiries have been directed towards Truth Social’s support team, with users and media outlets awaiting official comment or explanation for the outage.

Previous Interruptions

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This isn’t the first time Truth Social has experienced downtime. A notable instance occurred during President Biden’s State of the Union address, suggesting potential vulnerability or capacity issues.

Reaction to Rival Networks

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The incident has not gone unnoticed on other social media platforms, where users have shared their amusement and theories regarding the cause of the outage, from legal troubles to potential cyber-attacks.

The Financial Angle

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Some humorously speculate that the outage could be connected to Trump’s recent legal and financial challenges, including a significant civil fraud judgment against him.

Speculation Abounds

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Amidst the absence of concrete information, some users have posited that hackers could have compromised the platform, though such claims remain unsubstantiated.

The Waiting Game

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As Truth Social works to resolve the issue, its user base remains in limbo, highlighting the challenges newer social media platforms face in maintaining service reliability.

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