According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, Truth Social, an alternative social media app launched by the 45th POTUS, is only known by about a quarter of the U.S. adult population, with its use mainly for non-news consumption.
The survey was carried out in mid-May 2022.
About 27 percent of American adults surveyed reported knowing about Truth Social. Only 2 percent of users had used the app for news consumption.
Truth Social is the second most known alternative social media app surveyed, with Parler regarded as slightly more known but less ideal for news consumption.
When asked about Truth Social as a platform for free speech, research showed mixed results.
The findings can be read by clicking here.