Donald Trump Jr.'s New App Is Not What You'd Expect

Another day, another Trump family app...

Following his famous Twitter suspension, former president Donald Trump decided to take his "truths" elsewhere with the launch of his very own social media app, aptly named TRUTH Social. "I created TRUTH Social and TMTG to stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech," he penned in a press release on October 20, 2021. "We live in a world where the Taliban has a huge presence on Twitter, yet your favorite American President has been silenced. This is unacceptable. I am excited to send out my first TRUTH on TRUTH Social very soon. TMTG was founded with a mission to give a voice to all. I'm excited to soon begin sharing my thoughts on TRUTH Social and to fight back against Big Tech. Everyone asks me why doesn't someone stand up to Big Tech? Well, we will be soon!" he declared. Alas, many would argue that since its rollout on February 21, the platform has yet to achieve the kind of success the businessman turned politician had in mind. Per The Daily Beast, the former prez has even been overheard demanding to know "What the f*** is going on" with the slow to grow platform. Ruh-roh.

But now chip off the old block, Donald Trump Jr. has entered the group chat with his very own app... and it's not what you'd expect.

Donald Trump Jr. launched a news app

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Forget social media. Donald Trump Jr., along with other former Trump staffers, launched their very own news aggregation app, aptly titled MxM News, on March 22. "As I travel around the country, the complaint I hear more than almost anything else is that people don't know what media outlets, journalists or stories they can actually trust," Don Jr. explained to Axios about the new venture. "We created the MxM News app to help people cut through that clutter and get trustworthy news and information about topics that matter and impact their lives," he continued. "We view it as an important public service and also believe it will be a great business." Enter the company's tagline, "Mainstream news without mainstream bias."

Following the launch, however, reviews of the app on Twitter were mixed. "The new MxM news app is very good. Run by Don Jr. #MxM" one user tweeted. Meanwhile, another penned, "MxM News = crappy Apple News and Google News knockoff, Drudge's decline provides an opening." As for now, it appears the jury is still out as to whether or not Don Jr. can add tech titan to his resume...