Reuters Exclusively Covers Key Details of Trump’s Truth Social Ahead of Launch; market reacts
Entertainment & Lifestylepolitics
Feb 18, 2022 at 7:31 p.m. 1 minute
Reuters broke news over the weekend about the launch of Donald Trump’s new social media company, Truth Social. Reuters exclusively reported key details on how the app worked and what wasn’t working a week before launch. The coverage, based on app beta testers who were invited to the service a week before launch, gave readers an exclusive look at the former US President’s scrutinized project. Reuters had previously reported the launch date, although executives publicly said it wouldn’t launch until much later.
Impact on the market
Shares of Digital World, the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) that is expected to merge with Trump Media and Technology Group, rose 26% following the news.
Topics of interest: Entertainment & Lifestylepolitics
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Types of prizes: exclusivity
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