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Subject:  GETTR: The Twitter Killer Date:  8/2/2021  9:44 AM
Author:  saunafool Number:  2359860 of 2381073

That's what Steve Bannon called GETTR when the pro-Trump platform was launched a few short weeks ago. Conservatives didn't like the "censorship" (a.k.a. rules) associated with Twitter and other platforms which banned Trump for inciting violence. So, they created a platform where inciting violence was OK.

And surprise, surprise, surprise... guess who showed up?

The social network — started a month ago by members of former President Donald Trump’s inner circle — features reams of jihadi-related material, including graphic videos of beheadings, viral memes that promote violence against the West and even memes of a militant executing Trump in an orange jumpsuit similar to those used in Guantanamo Bay.

The rapid proliferation of such material is placing GETTR in the awkward position of providing a safe haven for jihadi extremists online as it attempts to establish itself as a free speech MAGA-alternative to sites like Facebook and Twitter.

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