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Twitter Users Flock to Other Platforms as the Elon Musk Era Begins | WIRED

Amanda Hoover
November 3, 2022

Twitter Users Flock to Other Platforms as the Elon Musk Era Begins | WIRED

Amanda Hoover
November 3, 2022

A week before Elon Musk closed his $44 billion Twitter deal, Cassie LaBelle, a writer who is part of a transgender community on Twitter, started a Discord server. “I don’t know if Musk is gonna buy & destroy Twitter or not,” she wrote, but she hoped her server would be an interesting experiment. Beyond that, the server could in time become a safe space for the community of trans people she has cultivated over more than a decade.

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Source: Twitter Users Flock to Other Platforms as the Elon Musk Era Begins | WIRED