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AmyStrange

(7,989 posts)
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:23 AM Jan 2021

Can Twitter survive without the king of Twits?

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What do y'all think?


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Can Twitter survive without the king of Twits? (Original Post) AmyStrange Jan 2021 OP
It survived pre-Trump, why wouldn't it survive post-Trump? (n/t) SMC22307 Jan 2021 #1
I read somewhere that Trump revived Twitter... AmyStrange Jan 2021 #4
Was this the article? marylandblue Jan 2021 #18
Thank you AmyStrange Jan 2021 #21
Is it just called "ter" now? soothsayer Jan 2021 #2
How about Twitless? AmyStrange Jan 2021 #5
It's a cesspool. So, yeah, it will survive. bamagal62 Jan 2021 #3
They keep sending me request to come back and join the party... AmyStrange Jan 2021 #7
It shouldn't - but it will. BlueIdaho Jan 2021 #6
They might be forced to bring him back... AmyStrange Jan 2021 #9
No - that's not going to happen. BlueIdaho Jan 2021 #16
That is so sad... AmyStrange Jan 2021 #19
Twitter is global. Trump's 70 million cult members can fuck off and it will be fine. Flaleftist Jan 2021 #8
I hope you're right AmyStrange Jan 2021 #10
Twitter isn't going away anytime soon. Flaleftist Jan 2021 #22
See Post #23 AmyStrange Jan 2021 #24
No WA-03 Democrat Jan 2021 #11
I hope you're wrong... AmyStrange Jan 2021 #15
it will still be lies, rumour, innuendo and fake news nt msongs Jan 2021 #12
Twits like twitter AmyStrange Jan 2021 #17
Oh yeah. Tonight was so much fun. The memes are incredible ecstatic Jan 2021 #13
I like your analysis and... AmyStrange Jan 2021 #14
Political Twitter is just one part of it. ismnotwasm Jan 2021 #20
CSM: Can Donald Trump revive Twitter? AmyStrange Jan 2021 #23
There is a whole 'nother part of Twitter A_Woman_from_MI Jan 2021 #25
See post #23... AmyStrange Jan 2021 #26
Twitter is not a political platform per se A_Woman_from_MI Jan 2021 #27
Can't argue with any of that, and... AmyStrange Jan 2021 #28
 

AmyStrange

(7,989 posts)
7. They keep sending me request to come back and join the party...
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:30 AM
Jan 2021

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What party? What the hell are they talking about?
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AmyStrange

(7,989 posts)
9. They might be forced to bring him back...
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:32 AM
Jan 2021

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Hopefully, I'm just joking.

BAT-SHIT CRAZY never die, they just get crazier.
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BlueIdaho

(13,582 posts)
16. No - that's not going to happen.
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:38 AM
Jan 2021

Trump will be dead in a couple of years. He’s not built for this much humiliation.

Flaleftist

(3,473 posts)
22. Twitter isn't going away anytime soon.
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:48 AM
Jan 2021

Even if all the right-wing nutjobs moved to some other platform, are the rest of us sane people going to follow? So the crazies move to some cesspool and leave the other platforms with less bullshit. Good riddance.

WA-03 Democrat

(3,092 posts)
11. No
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:34 AM
Jan 2021

The negative hate feedback loop and eyeballs are the core of their business. No ads for hate groups or Moscow = MySpace

 

AmyStrange

(7,989 posts)
15. I hope you're wrong...
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:37 AM
Jan 2021

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I read somewhere that Trump revived Twitter, but I can't find the original article.
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AmyStrange

(7,989 posts)
17. Twits like twitter
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:39 AM
Jan 2021

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I'm not referring to all the NORMAL (NON-BAT-SHIT CRAZY) people.
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ecstatic

(32,927 posts)
13. Oh yeah. Tonight was so much fun. The memes are incredible
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:34 AM
Jan 2021

Some people are sooo funny.

There might be a period of withdrawal pangs from friends and foes alike, but people will get over it and will welcome the PEACE.

Twitter will be just fine. It's perfect for people who want to *quickly* get information or speak their minds without grandma chiming in.

 

AmyStrange

(7,989 posts)
23. CSM: Can Donald Trump revive Twitter?
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:51 AM
Jan 2021

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I hope you're right.

Can Donald Trump revive Twitter?

Twitter has struggled in recent years to gain more users and increase advertising revenue. But some wonder if the new US president could be its financial savior.

By Zhai Yun Tan, Staff / December 8, 2016

The 2016 elections were seen by some as a boon for Twitter, a kind of political lifeline for a company that has been struggling with declining advertising revenues and slowing user growth in recent years.

On the campaign trail and as president-elect, Donald Trump has taken to Twitter frequently to express his views and sometimes, make major announcements, rather than hold a traditional press conference.

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https://www.csmonitor.com/layout/set/amphtml/Technology/2016/1208/Can-Donald-Trump-revive-Twitter
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A_Woman_from_MI

(170 posts)
25. There is a whole 'nother part of Twitter
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:56 AM
Jan 2021

I know it seems inconceivable, but a lot of Twitter doesn't revolve around politics. I'm pretty sure the platform will do just fine - as it always has.

 

AmyStrange

(7,989 posts)
26. See post #23...
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:58 AM
Jan 2021

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things weren't looking too rosy before Trump, but I still hope you're right.
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A_Woman_from_MI

(170 posts)
27. Twitter is not a political platform per se
Sat Jan 9, 2021, 02:18 AM
Jan 2021

I mean, if you follow political hashtags there, that can be your complete experience. I check them out when they are trending, but if I'm in the mood for politics, something like DU is far more satisfying.

Twitter is just fun for the wonderful people I've met there, and our shared interests. I don't even know what their politics are

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