Hackers lay claim to Donald Trump's social app before its launch

The Truth Social app was made available for "pre-order" on Oct 20 in Apple's App Store.
The Truth Social app was made available for "pre-order" on Oct 20 in Apple's App Store.PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - Former United States president Donald Trump declared on Wednesday (Oct 21) evening that he would start a "media powerhouse".

Its flagship operation would be Truth Social, a Twitter-like social network that would "stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech", he said in a statement.

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