Social media use has increased tremendously in recent years. Anyone can voice their opinions online, from politicians to students to scholars to the average user. However, violating platform policies and regulations can cause users to be blocked or banned from social media platforms. Recently, former US President — Donald Trump, was one such victim.

Trump consequently launched his own social media platform called ‘Truth Social’, for users to share their opinions openly. Thus, Real Research an online survey app launched a survey seeking public opinion on Trump’s social media ‘Truth Social’. Here are the results.


  • 61.88% are very satisfied with Truth Social.
  • 70.56% say Truth Social will succeed.
  • 63.16% say Truth Social will have an impact on the next presidential election.

The Majority Are Aware of Trump’s Truth Social Launch

Respondents’ awareness of Trump’s Truth Social Launch
Figure 1: Respondents’ awareness of Trump’s Truth Social Launch

To begin, the survey starts by asking if respondents are aware of Trump’s launch of his social media platform — Truth Social. A majority of 76.78% said ‘yes’, while 23.22% said ‘no’.

Accordingly, the survey also asks if respondents have downloaded the Truth Social app. The majority of 62.58% responded ‘yes,’ whereas 37.42% said ‘no’.

Further on, the survey asked about respondents’ satisfaction with Truth Social. In reply, 61.88% are ‘very satisfied’ while 15.81% are ‘satisfied.’ Meanwhile, 18.16% are ‘neutral and 4.14% are ‘not satisfied’.

37.95% Are Willing To Use Truth Social

Next, the survey questioned respondents’ willingness to use Trump’s social media app. To which, 37.95% responded saying ‘yes’ while 62.05% said ‘no’.

Respondents’ willingness to use Truth Social
Figure 2: Respondents’ willingness to use Truth Social

Moreover, the survey asks if respondents feel it is fair to suspend Donald Trump’s account on social media. The majority (56.49%) voted ‘fair, the suspension of SNS accounts due to continuous spread of false information is fair’. An additional 15.07% feel it is ‘not fair, people should always be allowed freedom of speech’.

Furthermore, the survey asks respondents if Truth Social will be successful in the future. A majority of 70.56% believe it will succeed. However, 29.44% feel Truth Social will not succeed in the future.

The Majority Feel Truth Social Is Better Than Twitter

Reasons Truth Social may be successful
Figure 3: Reasons Truth Social may be successful

Moving ahead, the survey asks why respondents, ‘will Truth Social be successful?’. All 54.48% feel it is much better than Twitter or other social media platforms. Adding on, 11.49% feel it is fresh and novel, while 11.03% say it does not discriminate against political ideology.

Moreover, 8.16% say it promises a safe space for free expression and 7.69% say Trump supporters will support the platform. Lastly, 3.32 say Trump has enormous financial power, and 3.19% say they trust Trump’s management skills.

Next, the survey asks why respondents expect Truth Social to fail. In response, 24.92% say ‘Twitter and other social media are better’. Whereas 15.79% say ‘it is discriminating against political ideology’. Moreover, 9.56% do not like their management style due to ‘lack of experience’. A further 7.59% suggest ‘it is technically defective due to lack of technical skills’. Lastly, the majority (40.54%) have a negative view of Trump.

To conclude, the survey asks respondents whether Truth Social will affect the next presidential election. To this, a majority of 63.16% voted ‘yes, it will have a positive impact’. In contrast, 13.29% say ‘yes, it will have a negative impact’. However, 23.55% feel it will not affect anything.


Survey TitlePublic Opinion on Trump’s Social Media ‘Truth Social’
DurationMarch 12- March 19, 2022
Number of Participants30,000
DemographicsMales and females, aged 21 to 99
Participating Countries Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, China (Hong Kong) China (Macao), China (Taiwan), Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greanada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Maldives, Maluritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar [Burma], Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe.