Elon Musk buying Twitter has been a source of discontent for many, not least due to the billionaire’s track record regarding free speech isn’t good. Here are the 5 top Twitter alternatives to consider.
The moment the richest man in the world Elon Musk purchased Twitter it divided the Internet in two. While many people are overjoyed by this acquisition, however, certain users of the micro-blogging website aren’t quite content. They’re even expressing their desire to quit the site due to the new ownership structure. Twitter is among the most used platforms to share views and opinions, as well as connect with people however Elon Musk is known for his history regarding free speech which does not suit all.
There is a fear voiced that Twitter is going to be ruled by trolls and false information will be prevalent about it. Twitter has built an active base of about 300 million active users per month across the globe. So if you’re among people who are thinking of deactivating their Twitter account, or leaving the platform, consider a few options to voice your opinions. They are Discord, Mastodon, and Reddit.
Discord has developed into a platform that can set up a server to talk about almost any subject you’d like to. It was launched in the year 2015 and lets users be part of groups via text or voice as well as video, so long as they are a part of the appropriate Servers and abide by the rules. It allows you to stay in contact with others via video. It also works with Steam, Xbox, and your PlayStation profile, which means that gamers can talk about games and their streaks, too.
This is a bit similar to Twitter. You can join multiple Servers on Mastodon. It is akin to the layout of Twitter. In addition, users can browse hashtags and news stories followed by “boost” Mastodon’s approach to Retweets.
It’s a bulletin board website that is packed with news and articles made by or shared by its members. It is possible to ‘upvote’ or downvotes the posts. Your opinion on each post will be displayed on an ever-growing list of “subreddits which will tell how popular the post is among other users.
While the platform does not have an RSS feed that scrolls, however, you can still follow subreddits. The homepage provides the most popular subreddits on these topics depending on how fresh and popular they are around the globe.
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