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Donald Trump’s Truth Social app exceeds expectations in the failure department with 93% drop

More absolutely terrible news for ex-president Donald Trump’s Truth Social app.

According to a new report by Sensor Tower, the ring-wing Twitter knockoff has now seen a 93% drop in new signups plus a similarly sharp decline in traffic after going live on President’s Day last month.

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The app has seen downloads plummet by more than 800,000 since its launch just a few weeks ago, with installs on the Apple app store dropping to barely 60,000 per week.

But it’s not just downloads that have tanked. Yahoo! News adds that weekly visits by people who already have the app have fallen to 1.9 million, from a high of 6 million when it first launched.

Related: Donald Trump’s flailing Truth Social appears to have reached code red status

Trump created Truth Social after he was banned from Twitter following the deadly January 6 Capitol riot, tapping ex-congressman Devin Nunes, who once tried to sue a fictional cow, as CEO of Trump Media and Technology Group. Under Nunes’ leadership, the rollout has been a complete disaster.

Per the Daily Beast:

In recent weeks, sources have heard the former president on the phone swearing gratuitously and asking things like, “What the f*ck is going on” with Truth Social.

He’s repeatedly groused about the negative press and the less-than-stellar optics of the rollout, these sources said. And he’s demanded to know why more people aren’t using it—why the app isn’t swiftly dominating the competition.

Here’s what folx on Twitter are saying about these latest reports…

Graham Gremore is the Features Editor and a Staff Writer at Queerty. Follow him on Twitter @grahamgremore.

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