(NEWSnet/AP) — Donald Trump has joined the video-sharing app TikTok, a platform he once tried to ban when he was president.

“It’s an honor,” Trump said in a TikTok video. It features footage of him waving to fans and posing for selfies at Ultimate Fighting Championship fight Saturday in Newark, New Jersey. The video ends with Trump saying to the camera: “That was a good walk-on, right?”

By Sunday morning, Trump had amassed more than 1.1 million followers, and the post had garnered more than 1 million likes and 24 million views.

As president, Trump tried to ban TikTok through an executive order that said the spread in the United States of mobile applications developed and owned by Chinese companies was a national security threat. Courts blocked the action after TikTok filed a lawsuit.

The UFC event was Trump’s first public outing since a jury found him guilty on 34 charges of falsifying business records in a hush-money case. Sentencing is set for July 11.

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