/Donald Trumps 2020 campaign app gets a boost with Phunware partnership, one day after Twitter fact-check

Donald Trumps 2020 campaign app gets a boost with Phunware partnership, one day after Twitter fact-check

Are Twitter notifications from @realDonaldTrump not enough? Want to check your phone and immediately know what President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are up to in the campaign trail?

The Official Trump 2020 App is getting a boost in functionality – and no pesky fact-checking from Twitter.

Phunware, a Texas-based software development company, announced Wednesday its partnership with American Made Media Consultants on the development, launch and ongoing management of the Trump-Pence 2020 Reelection Campaign’s mobile application portfolio for Apple iOS and Google Android smartphones.

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The mobile application, launched last month, will continue to “let people engage with the campaign from their couch, or wherever they are,” as Brad Parscale, Trump’s presidential campaign manager said, through:

  • Dedicated news feed to read articles, watch videos and stay up-to-date with Trump’s social feed
  • Sign-up tool to volunteer, fundraise and help Trump’s reelection campaign
  • Scheduling tool to discover and register for local, state and national events
  • Gamified loyalty system to accumulate reward points, including redemption capabilities for exclusive merchandise and upgraded experiences
  • Livestream events for virtual engagement
  • Mobile ticketing for in-person events

“Our software provides the Trump-Pence team with powerful mobile tools for their high profile reelection campaign, allowing seamless one-to-one user engagement and interactions on a reliable and proven global platform,” Alan S. Knitowski, president, CEO and co-founder of Phunware, said in a statement.

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on March 30, 2020.

Earlier Wednesday, Trump threatened to “strongly regulate” or “close down” social media platforms a day after Twitter added a “fact check” label to two of his tweets about mail-in ballots.

“Republicans feel that Social Media Platforms totally silence conservatives voices,” Trump tweeted, “We will strongly regulate, or close them down, before we can ever allow this to happen.”

The Official Trump 2020 App that’s currently available for download has a 3.9 rating in Apple’s App Store and a 3.8 rating in the Google Play Store.

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