A Twitter exchange between Jack Dorsey And Elon Musk drew attention as the tech moguls shared about America’s “problem” and the role of social media companies.
What happened: On Saturday, Twitter co-founder and former CEO Dorsey visited the microblogging site and tweeted, “America has a problem.” The tech mogul is now backing the Twitter rival Blue skydidn’t provide any further information, leaving people wondering what “problem” he was alluding to.
When Musk tried to reply to Dorsey’s candid tweet, he asked him if it was “Too many social media companies.”
Well, that could certainly be an option, and netizens agree.
Tweeps also suspect Musk has eclipsed Dorsey by now supporting Bluesky – the app being touted as a potential Twitter alternative.
The Bluesky Project was originally launched on the microblogging site in 2019 – long before Musk acquired the company for $44 billion. It’s now a not-for-profit and, according to Dorsey, “an open decentralized standard for social media.”
Why It Matters: Mark Zuckerberg-LED Meta Platforms Inc. META also plans to start a Twitter alternative called “Barcelona” in the summer of 2023. Musk’s successor and new Twitter CEO, Linda Yaccarinohas already took up the Instagram parent’s challenge for social media dominance.
It was reported earlier this year Twitter could see a decline in users in 2023 and this outflow would primarily divert towards Reddit And microsoft corp MSFT LinkedIn.
Last year, between October and November, another Twitter alternative, mastodons monthly The number of active users increased from 300,000 to 2.5 million. Much of this growth was attributed to Twitter’s new leadership, which failed to persuade users to stay.
However, Mastodon proved too complicated for the mainstream…