Just like the real one, the social media universe is constantly evolving.
Amid our concerns about the direction of big platforms, this is a timely reminder of the scale and diversity of a digital ecosystem that is relied on by the majority of the world's population. https://t.co/bHS6IZlj0t
Plus, Twitter’s content policy might not have changed, but layoffs of thousands of staff + contractors raise serious questions about its ability to police hate speech. https://t.co/NLaPjpSFXR
Twitter has played a role in world events since 2006, from the Arab Spring to the war in Ukraine
It’s our digital town square, built on the servers of a private company, that enables discourse, movements and accountability
Its loss would be significant. https://t.co/EavgYIsms6
It’s been quite the week in social media and tech.
If the torrent of tweets, 360s and serious alarm bells feels overwhelming (surely not only me??) this thread is for you.
Stellar journalism.👏 https://t.co/BRYW0Q3XH7