Tag: platform vs protocol
What Are Mastodon and Post Like? Examining Twitter Alternatives
An antifascist researcher gets the vibe of each Twitter alternative, just in time for Elon Musk to make another terrible decision.
Nazis, manosphere weirdos, dirtbag “left” trolls, ambiguous terms of service, cakes that look like people…For all its utility, Twitter has never not been a hell site. Under Elon Musk, though, things are getting undeniably worse. Seemingly every day, a new Nazi gets his account back, even as Musk issues orders to suspend accounts working to…