Trump’s social network was defaced before it even launched

It took only a few hours for pranksters to find and deface a test version of former President Trump’s yet-to-launch social media platform called TRUTH Social. According to The Washington Post, someone signed up for an account on the test website, took the username “donaldjtrump” and posted a photo of a defecating pig. 

Trump and his team recently announced that they’re launching TRUTH Social in early 2022 and that beta tests will begin in November. In its announcement, the team said that the platform is part of its efforts to fight against “the Big Tech companies of Silicon Valley, which have used their unilateral power to silence opposing voices

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