Companies from Twitter to Snapchat have banned or blocked President Trump, but that doesn’t mean he’s been silenced.
Monica Stephens, assistant professor at the University of Buffalo, whose research focuses on topics including social media, said:
“I don’t think Trump will join these smaller platforms himself. It is more likely he will create something on his own as opposed to joining something subjected to somebody else’s controls.”
He might take a middle path, joining Gab and other platforms for a while as he develops his own. But one thing seems certain, he won’t simply go quietly. He has a loud voice and, when he was deactivated, 88 million Twitter followers. Don’t expect him to just fade away.