2021-01-10 16:02:37 UTC
Published 7 hours ago
Gab, a more conservative-friendly alternative social media platform to
Twitter, claimed Saturday it is gaining 10,000 users an hour in the
wake of Twitter permanently suspending President Trump’s account.
Trump has also been blocked from posting on Facebook and Instagram --
at least until his term ends.
“The traffic just keeps growing hang tight, even more servers on the
way today,” Gab CEO Andrew Torba wrote on the site Saturday.
Trump and several prominent supporters like Gen. Michael Flynn and
attorney Sidney Powell were also banned from Twitter following the
deadly pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday.
Torba tweeted late Saturday the site had 18 million visits Saturday and
500,000 new users.
Gab, which launched a few years ago, calls itself a "social network
that champions free speech, individual liberty and the new free flow of