Have you heard of Gab? or The #MAGA , on a scale of 1-10, you are likely to be more familiar with the latter than the former, but the former has begun to gain prominence through the activities of those believers of the #Maga mantra. Fun Fact : MAGA means Make America Great Again, the mantra used by president-elect , Donald Trump during his campaign
HistoryThe Gab is a social media platform majorly used and frequented by Pro-Trump supporters . It was founded in August, following the high-profile banning of Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos from Twitter for harassment. Looking like a cleanly designed hybrid of Twitter and Reddit, it allows users to post updates without character limits, with memes, links and gifs the social network whose logo is not a blue bird, but a Pepe frog, and you’ll definitely get a different take on the election especially if you don't like Trumpism . According to this article by Jason Wilson, the site in recent times appears to have had an influx of users.
Gab : The New Social Media For Pro-Trump SupportersThose who have been able to get in – reportedly the service currently has tens of thousands of people on its waiting list – will see that many of the most read and upvoted content comes from alt-right accounts that have long since been bounced from Twitter. As a result, spending time on Gab feels like hanging out with exiled ghosts. Self-described “free speech activist” and alt-right influencer @ricky_vaughn99 was kicked off Twitter weeks back. A series of attempted resurrections with alternative accounts also failed. But he is alive and well on Gab. He got lots of upvotes when he gabbed:
Clickbait failed to get The Cunt elected. George Soros and other billionaires will cut funding for clickbait. Big journalistic layoffs are on the way!”