Gettr is a social media platform created by Jason Miller, a former Donald Trump aide and spokesman. A beta version of the platform launched by July 1, 2021.
Its user interface and feature set have been described as very similar to those of Twitter. Due to the former president’s suspension, Trump’s team launched their own app which claims it a mission to “promote common-sense ……challenge social media monopolies, and create a true marketplace of ideas.”
What is Gettr?
Gettr has been described as a conservative social media platform. Gettr describes itself as a “non-bias social network”, and bills itself as an alternative to mainstream social networks, writing in a mission statement that it aims to include “fighting to cancel culture, promoting common sense, defending free speech, challenging social media monopolies, and creating a true marketplace of ideas”.
Gettr’s user interface and feature set have been described as very similar to those of Twitter, with some journalists describing it as a “clone”.
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Users can write posts on the platform of up to 777 characters, upload images, and upload and edit videos that are up to three minutes long. Users can repost other users’ posts as well as explore a feed on trending topics.
Trending Topics on the platform on the day of Gettr’s beta launch included pro-trump slogans, as well as hashtags including racist and antisemitic slurs and those referring to unevidenced theories about the origins of COVID-19.
Gettr stock is not yet listed in NYSE. It received a little over 1,000 downloads on the Apple App store before the word of the indictments broke. The number was roughly the same shortly after the news of the indictment. It earned pretty unanimous praise, with an average rating. ‘most helpful’ comments appeared more political than technical in their praise; with names like “Escape from digital tyranny” and “back to free speech”.