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    Default How long before Truth social is dead?

    Should we short the stock?

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    It’ll die as soon a trump** makes his first post on twitter. That’ll also be the last straw for many on twitter. The users will join the advertisers heading out the door.

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    Did Truth Social ever really live?
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    Just deleted my Twitter app from my iPhone, not that I ever used it anyway. But I’m sure my little protest will bring Musk to his knees.

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    It will exist so long as Drumph posts to it.
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    Trump says he's not interested in Twitter. Maybe he'll wait and see how many followers his account has before backtracking
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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoez View Post
    Did Truth Social ever really live?
    Well... you can't quite say it was 'stillborn' exactly.

    But it was hatched with a congenital defect that will kill it sooner than later.

    QUESTION --- what are the alternatives to twitter, for those inclined to indulge in that sort of media?
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    Counter Social, Mastodon, Substack, Tribal. One of them might take off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy W View Post
    Should we short the stock?
    You bought the stock?

    Sell it and use the money to pay for your psychiatric treatment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StevenBauer View Post
    Counter Social, Mastodon, Substack, Tribal. One of them might take off.
    all it will take is a few major media outlets to start harvesting posts for their "news" stories.

    "ivanka fakes normal response to tragedy and mastodon users have feelings"

    etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chip-skiff View Post
    You bought the stock?

    Sell it and use the money to pay for your psychiatric treatment.
    Actually, not even sure there is such a thing.

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    “Twitter explore” lets you look without joining. Fun stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David G View Post
    Well... you can't quite say it was 'stillborn' exactly.

    But it was hatched with a congenital defect that will kill it sooner than later.

    QUESTION --- what are the alternatives to twitter, for those inclined to indulge in that sort of media?

    Twitter has always seemed to me a solution in search of a problem. The notion of blogging in single sentences just seems silly. Especially when people try to do something long form with it.

    Though it does seem to suit TFG and others of his ilk who in another world would have been diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome -- logorrhea of the mouth. And an inability to think before spewing vitriol.

    TK;DR -- Twitter encourages posting without thought.
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    Conversations in more than a couple sentences at a time are lectures, or story telling.

    Twitter was designed for the give and take of conversation.
    A society predicated on the assumption that everyone in it should want to get rich is not well situated to become either ethical or imaginative.

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    The Founder and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twitter, Jack Dorsey has created a new social platform called ‘Bluesky

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicholas Carey View Post
    Twitter has always seemed to me a solution in search of a problem. The notion of blogging in single sentences just seems silly. Especially when people try to do something long form with it.

    Though it does seem to suit TFG and others of his ilk who in another world would have been diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome -- logorrhea of the mouth. And an inability to think before spewing vitriol.

    TK;DR -- Twitter encourages posting without thought.
    For some posters on Twitter, that is true. It is the "sound bite" of social media, in some regards.

    However, for those who are trying to post an actual, complete thought in short form without creating a whole thread, there needs to be a great deal of thought to get the message out clearly and completely.

    This is one of the reasons you'll see a great number of journalists on Twitter. they can convey that bit of news they're trying to get out quickly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by icyb View Post
    The Founder and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twitter, Jack Dorsey has created a new social platform called ‘Bluesky
    Should have called it 'Bluebird'

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    Quote Originally Posted by icyb View Post
    The Founder and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twitter, Jack Dorsey has created a new social platform called ‘Bluesky
    Is it pronounced like 'Brewski'?? I might be interested <G>
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    Quote Originally Posted by elf View Post
    Conversations in more than a couple sentences at a time are lectures, or story telling.

    Twitter was designed for the give and take of conversation.
    The viability/desirability of such a medium is still an open question for me. I have an account - but mostly because some of the sports analysts I like use it a lot.

    But I find it cumbersome. Less than fully satisfying.

    But I find the use of written word only, no matter how long the post, a bit problematic. Without the tone-of-voice cues of a phone call, and the ability to immediately steer the conversation back on track if it starts to veer off into misunderstanding, it gets kludgey.

    I'm not sure, though, that written forms promote MORE Type1 thinking than spoken conversations. I very much doubt that it encourages less. I think that tendency is always with us. It's the norm. It appears to me to be a learned skill - to be able to jump from the normal mode to a different, more analytical, Type2 mode.
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    Quote Originally Posted by David G View Post
    Is it pronounced like 'Brewski'?? I might be interested <G>
    At least it's not named skyblue

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    "Truth, So Called"

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    Quote Originally Posted by StevenBauer View Post
    It’ll die as soon a trump** makes his first post on twitter. That’ll also be the last straw for many on twitter. The users will join the advertisers heading out the door.
    It could become the ironic new habitat for ex-twits.
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