Did the Truth Social app really copy its logo design?

The logo for Truth Social on a gradient background
(Image credit: T Media Tech LLC)

Ah, the Truth Social app. Donald Trump's controversial app was released into the world yesterday, but already it's causing some issues. We'll hold our tongue about the ex-president and business mogul, but the logo for his brand new Truth Social app is a different matter. 

Not even 24 hours after the app was launched, it's landed itself in hot water with its logo design. The app has been released with a sparkling new logo that revolves around the letter T. However, people are claiming that the design is similar to the logo for fleet telematics and fuel efficiency company, TRAILAR (see below). Mr Trump's designers should've followed our golden rules of how to design a logo to avoid such controversies. 

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.