Apparently, Taylor Swift’s Fan App Has Become a Republican, Homophobic Hot Mess

After only *three* days in the App Store, Swifties have apparently turned Taylor Swift’s new marketing platform oh, I mean social media app into a homophobic, Republican mess.

As first reported in Teen Vogue, users of Swift’s app have already taken to Twitter to complain about the app, which has become as political and divided as a Thanksgiving dinner table.

Swift’s is not the only social platform by very very far to deal with this hate problem. Even Twitter, the site that fans complained on, has huge problems with neo-Nazis, homophobes, and more. This is less of a Swift problem and more of an internet problem.

But, given the questions around Swift’s politics, this is a mess the singer may want to address. Swift’s silence around the 2016 election led many fans and critics to believe that she may have voted for Trump. Swift’s most political statement since the election came in November, when her legal team issued a cease and desist to a blogger with only 76 Twitter followers who read Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” song and video through a white supremacist lens.

The ACLU eventually came out in support of the blogger.

Photography: Getty Images


Mathew Rodriguez

Mathew is a staff writer at INTO. His work has appeared in Mic, Slate and Complex. He loves "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," Flannery O'Connor and female rappers and is working on a memoir.

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