REPORT: DeSantis-Twitter rollout fiasco blamed on huge audience — here’s the reality

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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by WashingtonExaminer:

Twitter and the Ron DeSantis campaign are claiming that overwhelming interest was to blame for the technical problems with Wednesday night’s presidential campaign rollout on Twitter Spaces. But while the number of listeners was notable, other platforms have handled similar audiences without trouble.

“We had a huge audience. It was the biggest they’ve ever had. It did break the Twitter Space,” DeSantis said of the snafu afterward in an interview on Fox News.

The Space with Florida’s governor was “probably the biggest room that has ever been assembled online,” said venture capitalist David Sacks, who moderated the event with Elon Musk and DeSantis.

The event, which marks the first presidential campaign announcement on Twitter Spaces, did draw a massive audience of over a 700,000 people at one point, to DeSantis adviser Generra Peck reported.

But the announcement did not maintain those numbers, likely because of the glitches.

Musk then launched a separate Spaces room, and the number of guests averaged around 200,000, the Examiner reports.

The DeSantis interview is sill probably the largest Twitter Space to date. Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan had the second largest audience for the platform, averaging 160,000 listeners.

Still, according to his team, DeSantis’s Twitter Spaces interview and launch eventually received over 30 million views in the first 15 hours.

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