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Old 1st July 2021, 01:41 PM   #1
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GETTR?

I have no idea if this belongs in Politics, Social Issues, Technology, or humor.

The Trump team has launched a social media app, named GETTR. Its mission statement?

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The platform, called GETTR, advertised its mission statement as “fighting cancel culture, promoting common sense, defending free speech, challenging social media monopolies, and creating a true marketplace of ideas.
From the rumors it's pretty much just twitter v2.0, but kind of looks like an old geocities site, and twitter had a baby. I won't be joining, but I can't figure out what the acronym is supposed to be. Miller is the one running it so I'm sure it's something terrible.
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Originally Posted by plague311 View Post
I have no idea if this belongs in Politics, Social Issues, Technology, or humor.

The Trump team has launched a social media app, named GETTR. Its mission statement?



From the rumors it's pretty much just twitter v2.0, but kind of looks like an old geocities site, and twitter had a baby. I won't be joining, but I can't figure out what the acronym is supposed to be. Miller is the one running it so I'm sure it's something terrible.
Ya think?! QAnon will love it.
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Originally Posted by plague311 View Post
I have no idea if this belongs in Politics, Social Issues, Technology, or humor.

The Trump team has launched a social media app, named GETTR. Its mission statement?



From the rumors it's pretty much just twitter v2.0, but kind of looks like an old geocities site, and twitter had a baby. I won't be joining, but I can't figure out what the acronym is supposed to be. Miller is the one running it so I'm sure it's something terrible.
According to the linked article: The name GETTR was inspired by the words “Getting Together.”
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When this abomination goes tits up...

GETTR DONE!
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Don't we already have Frank's peach already filling this vital need of a far right media platform?

And doing a spanking good job of it too. No important stuff missed yet.
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Great Egregious Trump Trash Rehash.
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Salute our brave ****-posters

Originally Posted by Will Sommer
QAnon fans were initially excited about new MAGA social app Gettr, but they're growing irate as moderators fail to keep lewd anime pics and the "pig poop balls" meme out of the QAnon hashtag. One of the top results now features Sonic the Hedgehog crushing a guy with his feet.
https://twitter.com/willsommer/statu...30227207086084
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Quick poll: What does GETTR need to be flooded with world-wide?

1) Kittens
2) Recipes
3) Kitten recipes
4) Silly dance videos
5) Stupid challenge videos
6) World's Dumbest MAGA fails videos
7) Other [fill in the blank]
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Old 1st July 2021, 04:40 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by JimOfAllTrades View Post
According to the linked article: The name GETTR was inspired by the words “Getting Together.”
"Get her"! You know - Hillary.
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Old 1st July 2021, 07:54 PM   #10
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"Get her"! You know - Hillary.

Come on, we all know it's really just a beard for their Grindr accounts.

"How'd THAT get on my phone? Damn autocorrect!"
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Old 1st July 2021, 08:00 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander View Post
Quick poll: What does GETTR need to be flooded with world-wide?

1) Kittens
2) Recipes
3) Kitten recipes
4) Silly dance videos
5) Stupid challenge videos
6) World's Dumbest MAGA fails videos
7) Other [fill in the blank]
I think 4, dance videos would be the most appreciated. It can be the most random of the lot.

News stories of the J6 insurrection arrests might delight them as well.
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Doomed to fail.
Hope it costs them a lot in the meantime
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Old 2nd July 2021, 06:41 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
Originally Posted by Norman Alexander View Post
Quick poll: What does GETTR need to be flooded with world-wide?

1) Kittens
2) Recipes
3) Kitten recipes
4) Silly dance videos
5) Stupid challenge videos
6) World's Dumbest MAGA fails videos
7) Other [fill in the blank]
Dammit, now I do kind of want to sign up.
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Old 2nd July 2021, 06:45 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by 8enotto View Post
Don't we already have Frank's peach already filling this vital need of a far right media platform?

And doing a spanking good job of it too. No important stuff missed yet.
So was Gab, Parler, Rumble, etc

There's no shortage of these things. They all have the same members and all fall apart for the same reasons.
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According to the Wikipedia page for Gettr:

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Trending topics on the platform on the day of Gettr's beta launch included pro-Trump slogans, as well as hashtags including racist and antisemitic slurs and those referring to unevidenced theories about the origins of COVID-19
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Gettr's terms of service allows but does not commit the platform to removing content that is "offensive, obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, pornographic, violent, harassing, threatening, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate".
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gettr
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1 - The idiots who named this thing might have thought about the name more thoroughly.

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Showing results for baked alaska banned getter
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2 - White Supremacist douchebag Baked Alaska is allegedly already banned from this anti-cancel-culture app.
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Capitol rioter and white nationalist "groyper" Anthime Gionet - aka "Baked Alaska" - has been suspended from Jason Miller's new "Gettr" social media site.
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Well, it looks like the domain, and probably the hosting, is done through godaddy. The DNS services are being done through cloudflare, and the mx records show google is handling the email.

If they don't moderate their content it'll just lead to those companies dropping the platform. As previously mentioned, it's happened before and it can easily happen here.
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1 - The idiots who named this thing might have thought about the name more thoroughly.



2 - White Supremacist douchebag Baked Alaska is allegedly already banned from this anti-cancel-culture app.
Gab already exists as a hub for overt white nationalists and fascists. For all the crowing about being anti-censorship, GETTR will probably have to take a pretty stern hand to hold back the most degenerate extreme right wingers unless it wants to just become another barely functional, rarely visited back alley of the internet.
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I know it won't happen, but please please please let GETTR be the new ANOM.

https://www.reuters.com/world/how-an...ng-2021-06-08/
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Gab already exists as a hub for overt white nationalists and fascists. For all the crowing about being anti-censorship, GETTR will probably have to take a pretty stern hand to hold back the most degenerate extreme right wingers unless it wants to just become another barely functional, rarely visited back alley of the internet.

It's recommending that new members follow "Hitler," but at least old Adolph doesn't have a red checkmark.

ETA - looks like they shut down an existing Chinese social media site, then repurposed it as a MAGA site. Weird.

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In the days leading up to Miller announcing the launch of a MAGA-version of GETTR, several videos appeared on GNEWS and G-TV showing GETTR users how to save their data and eventually upload it to the new platform.

A Twitter user named Dicky Zhang, whose account identifies him as connected to G-TV and GNEWS, also reminded his followers that they needed to back up their GETTR accounts.

“Gettr will officially be launched on July 4th,” he tweeted in English on June 29th. “In order to build it into a multilingual & international platform, we will clear all the data on the platform on June 29th, Eastern US Time, including posts, photos & accounts. Sorry for the inconvenience. Save important information pls.”

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Totally legit, organic accounts here.

https://app.gettr.com/user/chenfang
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Well, it looks like the domain, and probably the hosting, is done through godaddy. The DNS services are being done through cloudflare, and the mx records show google is handling the email.

Sounds like a real high-end setup

This site won't last long.
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In a few weeks it'll be FORGETTR.
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We'll create a platform where everyone can say what they like unlike the snowflake libs!

They're saying things we don't like!!
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They didn't really have a choice in the name. GETTR, originally "Getter", is part of Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui's aspirational global media conglomerate which Wengui refers to as the "G-Ecosystem", all of whose services start with the letter "G".

You may recognize Guo Wengui's name; Steve Bannon was on Wengui's yacht when he was arrested by the feds last year.
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Google already appears to have pulled the plug on it, with no link to GETTR in search results.
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Damn, they've crashed due to too many new registrations.
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Damn, they've crashed due to too many new registrations.
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Link to an image of Trump on GETTR homepage

https://media.gettr.com/group31/orig...2341f9b04a.jpg

My gawd he looks like **** in that photo. How does this guy look in the mirror in the morning and say "Ya, I look good!" Just based on that he is too stoopid to be prez.

"Save America" my ass.

I think I see fake accounts for MCanany (don't care about spelling) and others. At least I hope they're fake. Anyways I've seen enough.
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Link to an image of Trump on GETTR homepage

https://media.gettr.com/group31/orig...2341f9b04a.jpg

My gawd he looks like **** in that photo. How does this guy look in the mirror in the morning and say "Ya, I look good!" Just based on that he is too stoopid to be prez.

"Save America" my ass.

I think I see fake accounts for MCanany (don't care about spelling) and others. At least I hope they're fake. Anyways I've seen enough.
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Google already appears to have pulled the plug on it, with no link to GETTR in search results.
I just checked and there is a paid ad at top, and plenty of related articles. Also, the link to the homepage is there.

I can't see this going very far, outside of the fan base...which I believe to be greatly overestimated.
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Link to an image of Trump on GETTR homepage

https://media.gettr.com/group31/orig...2341f9b04a.jpg

My gawd he looks like **** in that photo. How does this guy look in the mirror in the morning and say "Ya, I look good!" Just based on that he is too stoopid to be prez.

"Save America" my ass.

I think I see fake accounts for MCanany (don't care about spelling) and others. At least I hope they're fake. Anyways I've seen enough.
Trump is a freakish looking individual, but a lot of this looks like post processing to me. Looks like the contrast is very high, and maybe sharpening and other settings are maxed out, probably to make the infograph more eye catching.

I doesn't look good
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I just checked and there is a paid ad at top, and plenty of related articles. Also, the link to the homepage is there.
The paid ads are probably US only, because they're not showing here.

Also, the articles weren't the point of what I said. If you search "twitter", Twitter is the top of the list, while "gettr" isn't showing the actual site. I see it's available at Google Play Store, so my guess is whichever dolt set the site up forgot to include the Google search code in the HTML code.

Exactly the type of noob mistake I'd expect to see.

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I can't see this going very far, outside of the fan base...which I believe to be greatly overestimated.
I agree with that, but it looks like it might provide a good amount of humour.
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Trump is a freakish looking individual, but a lot of this looks like post processing to me. Looks like the contrast is very high, and maybe sharpening and other settings are maxed out, probably to make the infograph more eye catching.

I doesn't look good

Ya could be, but even without it he is a freaky lookin' dude on any given day.

GETTR has been hacked already...

https://www.reuters.com/world/us/pro...up-2021-07-04/

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A writer for Salon posted screenshots on Twitter of several GETTR profiles, including those of former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Miller himself, that were altered to read "JubaBaghdad was here, follow me in twitter ".

Almost forgot about this guy:

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Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon on Sunday described GETTR as "the Twitter killer" in a post on the new site.

Bannon. Presidential advisor. Jeebus.
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...GETTR has been hacked already....
The person who hacked GETTR, known as JubaBaghdad -- one of the GETTR accounts he hacked was Marjorie Taylor Greene's (she was one of the first to join) -- told an interviewer:

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All of the profiles were changed to the one message which read: "@JubaBaghdad was here ^^ free Palestine ^^."

According to reports, the accounts were first hacked around 8:30am EST and the majority of the profiles returned to normal by 10am. Insider spoke with user @JubaBaghdad who allegedly claimed responsibility for the hack via a Twitter DM with the outlet. When asked why they decided to target GETTR, they said it was ""just for fun. They should not publish the website before making sure everything, or at least almost everything, is secure," they added. Sun News
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Their system is utterly worthless.

The activation email took two days to reach me, long after it had expired.

Still trying, but at the moment, it's going about as badly as you'd expect from a bunch of lunatic far-right morons.

Good PR does not include having outdated and ineffective software.
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Gods, can't these right-wingers manage technology?
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Their system is utterly worthless.

The activation email took two days to reach me, long after it had expired.

Still trying, but at the moment, it's going about as badly as you'd expect from a bunch of lunatic far-right morons.

Good PR does not include having outdated and ineffective software.
It's not hard to imagine a new venture like this having startup woes, right?

There are a ton of valid reasons to bash this effort, but that is pretty low on my list, tbh.
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