Trump's Truth Social not approved on Google Play

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Trump's Twitter alternative is full of conspiracy theories and hate speech
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Trump's Twitter alternative is full of conspiracy theories and hate speech

Truth Social says it is "waiting" on Google, but the search giant insists it needs better moderation

Google has decided not to approve former US President Donald Trump's social media platform Truth Social on its Play Store, pointing to its lack of content moderation. The search giant has voiced...

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