Mike Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow and an ardent fan of former President Donald Trump, spent months growing a brand new social media platform after he was banned from Twitter resulting from his fixed tweets concerning . He deliberate for his new web site to launch Monday, and as of Wednesday, it is nonetheless down.
Frank is Lindell’s social media platform, which was meant to go reside Monday morning, however the web site went down a number of occasions, which he alleged was a “massive attack.” As a substitute, Lindell held a livestream marathon on Monday and Tuesday, throughout which he continued to push debunked voter fraud theories whereas talking with right-wing pundits. He additionally contended with multiple prank callers, together with one who pretended to be Trump.
On Wednesday morning, the Frank web site displayed a message saying, “We’re performing scheduled web site upkeep presently. Please verify again with us later.”
Lindell did launch a bit of stories Monday morning with the launch of Frank. He stated he filed a $1.6 billion lawsuit against Dominion Voting Systems for “suppression of speech and assaults on the corporate.” This comes two months after the corporate sued him for the same amount for voter fraud claims.
Frank, based on Lindell, was to include options much like YouTube and Twitter. There was an preliminary VIP launch on Thursday, however that was delayed. Lindell says he has conservative pundits planning content material for Frank and offered bonuses to banned YouTube creators who develop content material for his platform.
MyPillow did not instantly present remark.