GETTR, a social media platform launched by former Donald Trump spokesperson Jason Miller, has been catching heat for banning right-wingers.
In billing itself as an anti-censorship alternative to Twitter, GETTR is starting to run into the same problems as its rival.
BlazeTV host Elijah Schaffer tweeted a complaint about GETTR Wednesday, claiming the site was more censorious than Twitter.
— ELIJAH 🇺🇸🇦🇺 (@ElijahSchaffer) January 5, 2022
Schaffer’s remarks came days after mega-popular podcast host Joe Rogan announced he’d joined GETTR “[j]ust in case sh*t over at Twitter gets even dumber.”
- According to Schaffer, GETTR “shadowbanned” him after he privately questioned the company about its decision to give the boot to Nick Fuentes, a controversial right-wing influencer who has faced accusations of white nationalism and anti-semitism.
- Miller “has been on record many times talking about how [GETTR does] not tolerate hate speech, racism, discrimination, or recruiting for white nationalism causes,” GETTR responded, per a screenshot shared by Shaffer.
- Other users said GETTR was censoring the word “groyper,” a term used by Fuentes and his cohort.
GETTR has described itself as: “A brand new social media platform founded on the principles of free speech, independent thought and rejecting political censorship and ‘cancel culture.'”