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Twitter has become complete trash

My feed’s now proliferating more right wing spam than my email does unsolicited junk mail. There aren’t enough hours in the day to block and delete it all. It’s unreadable. Was it for this purpose that Musk got foreign funding?

by Anonymousreply 104January 23, 2023 12:28 PM

I've noticed that all sort of shit is popping up that is from people I expressly do not follow and have no interest in. The language and abusive content is off the charts.

It's going full-bore Nazi.

by Anonymousreply 1December 10, 2022 7:16 AM

Deplete that crap they are probably following your every move.

by Anonymousreply 2December 10, 2022 7:20 AM

I don’t notice any of that. OP just doesn’t know how to work an app. Stop following people you don’t like and use the muted words feature. You’ll never see anything about Trump again.

by Anonymousreply 3December 10, 2022 7:31 AM

I’m getting crap (loads of it) from people I’ve never followed.

Why work to fix Elon’s mess.

by Anonymousreply 4December 10, 2022 8:14 AM

Then leave the app.

by Anonymousreply 5December 10, 2022 8:16 AM

I agree, I have never so much inflammatory tweets, but I find it's going to help my purpose, which is to leave the dump fire that Twitter has become.

by Anonymousreply 6December 10, 2022 8:19 AM

I don't have OP's problem at all. My twitter is fine. I see who I follow and don't see who I don't follow unless someone I follow retweets them. I mainly use my laptop, though. Maybe it's people who use their phones who are having this issue?

by Anonymousreply 7December 10, 2022 8:27 AM

So it has already become the “hellscape” that Musky expressly said it wouldn’t? Colour me shocked.

by Anonymousreply 8December 10, 2022 8:27 AM

It’s digitally raining down hate, it’s astounding

by Anonymousreply 9December 10, 2022 9:29 AM

OP is lying or doesn't know how retweets work.

by Anonymousreply 10December 10, 2022 9:33 AM

They removed all the blocks I had of every blue check verified account I'd previously blocked. I thought it was just political accounts like Meghan McCain, but today Donnie Osmond showed up on my timeline, and that creep got blocked by me years ago.

It doesn't just show up in RTs like r10 implies, there are also "you may be interested in" kinds of tweets that Twitter puts into your feed, whether you want it or not.

And now there's "Related Tweets" that show up in the middle of comments in Twitter threads.

AAAAND on top of all that, when you tap on a trending topic, the first 10-15 tweets I get are random popular tweets that have NOTHING to do with the topic I just tapped on.

by Anonymousreply 11December 10, 2022 9:48 AM

R11 is correct. Until Musk's takeover my feed was limited to my professional dialogue (interior design/architecture/urban planning), a few friends and a handful of cultural figures, editors and authors who interest me. As of now Elon Musk keep making announcements and I keep getting tweets from smears of shit like Laura Loomer and Roger Stone. I "might also be interested in" tweets from lowlife jackals I have actually no interest in, and since I don't think Jeff VanderMeer, Caroline McCarthy, Emma Straub or Paul Rudd are following white supremist accounts I fail to see organic crossover.

I've stopped posting professional content and simply am checking in from to time on what I assume is a terminal case.

by Anonymousreply 12December 10, 2022 11:51 PM

Elon made his initial bid for Twitter during a grandiose/manic episode, tried to back out after he came down to earth, then when he realized he couldn’t, panicked and took money from the high finance equivalents of loan sharks. Then when the sale went through he went manic again, fired half the employees and mounted his infamous “hardcore” intimidation campaign against the rest. So really at this point the fact that Twitter is still up and running is a testament to the soundness of its existing infrastructure and the honesty and dedication of its remaining staff.

by Anonymousreply 13December 11, 2022 12:10 AM

I tweet Elon a picture of my morning shit every morning. No context just a daily shot of crap in a toilet.

by Anonymousreply 14December 11, 2022 12:12 AM

I don't use my account for porn, but all of a sudden my inbox is filled with tweets from scantily clad women in suggestive poses.

Anyone else experiencing this?

by Anonymousreply 15December 11, 2022 12:14 AM

OP using the mute functions works best for me

In addition you can use a drop down menu on a RW tweet and say "I'm not interested in this tweet" and you will see LESS of those types of tweets from RWers

by Anonymousreply 16December 11, 2022 12:15 AM

I deleted my nsfw Twitter. Since Elon bought it, the whole vibe of the platform has gone downhill. I'm also just kind of over everyone being able to be like 'here's my dick! wanna suck it?'. I like a little mystery these days. The primary reason is also I have a really amazing boyfriend and no need to look at that garbage.

by Anonymousreply 17December 11, 2022 12:15 AM

I’m only follow porn on Twitter. All is good.

by Anonymousreply 18December 11, 2022 12:16 AM

Elton John quit Twitter over misinformation, about covid, I believe.

by Anonymousreply 19December 11, 2022 12:29 AM

since this billionaire took over, i have got about 15 bikini models who added me (all fake/new accounts). i also get added to conversations asking if i want parttime work. it's a disaster.

by Anonymousreply 20December 11, 2022 12:43 AM

professional content

This is so sad, anything "professional" should not be on social media, this is why we got trump for four years.

by Anonymousreply 21December 11, 2022 12:47 AM

Twitter was always trash.

by Anonymousreply 22December 11, 2022 12:49 AM

I deleted my account the minute the deal was final with EM because I knew he would allow 666 to have his account back. But it is even worse than I imagined.

by Anonymousreply 23December 11, 2022 12:50 AM

[quote]Was it for this purpose that Musk got foreign funding?

Very likely OP. Very likely Mush purchased it to destroy it and ultimately shut it down. As of right now - there is no viable, reputable alternative.

The fired ex-employees of Twitter should band together and invent a new platform. They have the knowhow. There would be a lot of goodwill towards them and for a new platform to succeed.

by Anonymousreply 24December 11, 2022 12:50 AM

I started seeing tweets by some UK high profile COVID denier. Also, some random porn whores. To the best of my knowledge I never read or followed something along those lines. I'm on the brink of deactivating it since pretty much everything I'm interested in (news, arts, sports, professionally related stuff, etc, and cute videos of animals - don't judge!) I can get elsewhere including notifications from various apps. Twitter has kind of outlived its purpose for me; I'm not there to be the audience for the shit that rejects from the normal society have to spew.

by Anonymousreply 25December 11, 2022 1:00 AM

[quote]This is so sad, anything "professional" should not be on social media, this is why we got trump for four years.

That doesn't even make any sense. For your sake, I hope you're drunk.

by Anonymousreply 26December 11, 2022 1:04 AM

I had the misfortune of being drawn into conversation with a 70 year old, full-on Musk fanboy yesterday. He was raving about colonizing space, brain chips, "restoring our free speech," exposing the corrupt government, etc.

The kicker was, until the conversation turned, he'd been expressing fairly sane, progressive views and seemed like your usual old, working-class, urban Dem. It was surreal and disturbing but unfortunately, these sorts of interactions have become a common experience over the past several years. Not all Musk related, of course, but hearing warped, incongruent, unsound, and strongly-held views from otherwise relatively sane friends, family, and strangers has become my norm. Rich sociopaths and internet have destroyed shared reality and I am fucking sick of this.

by Anonymousreply 27December 11, 2022 7:29 AM

I wish Jack Dorsey would speak up more. Elon is now equating LGBT+ to the grooming and sexualization of children following the GOP mantra.

by Anonymousreply 28December 11, 2022 3:50 PM

Twitter is just Parler or Truth Social writ large. There’s no reason for any celebrity or politician to be on it anymore.

by Anonymousreply 29December 11, 2022 9:30 PM

Most governments use twitter to communicate and direct constituents to information. This is, and always was, a poor decision and bureaucracy is too slow to adapt to rapidly evolving technological problems. This is a huge issue that I have no idea how to solve.

by Anonymousreply 30December 11, 2022 10:02 PM

I keep getting DMs from Russians. In Russian.

by Anonymousreply 31December 11, 2022 10:09 PM

Delete it. Not worth supporting a tRUMP/Kanye loving bigot-shit for brains maniac.

by Anonymousreply 32December 11, 2022 10:09 PM

I’ve stayed on in order to block every advertiser but it’s too tiresome now. It’s swarming with rightwing roaches

by Anonymousreply 33December 11, 2022 10:14 PM

Funny, I get less TERF-calling Trans Rights Activists in my Twitter feed now.


by Anonymousreply 34December 11, 2022 10:16 PM

I never looked at my Twitter account, any tweets we make get buried quickly anyway. I could follow Twitter through third parties like news sites and good old DL.

I deactivated my account when musk bought it, it will deletes itself after I month. I should check to see if it's truly gone.

by Anonymousreply 35December 11, 2022 10:20 PM

I just checked to see if it's still there. I searched for my old twitter account and saw a message saying "This account does not exist." Yay!

by Anonymousreply 36December 11, 2022 10:21 PM

fuck Twatter

by Anonymousreply 37December 11, 2022 10:36 PM

Funny how “social” media is all run by sociopaths.

by Anonymousreply 38December 11, 2022 11:45 PM

R30, I’ve started contacting elected officials and asking them to dump Twitter. I’m not naïve enough to believe any of them will actually do it (no one will want to be the first) but I see no good reason for them to be on that platform anymore, and plenty of bad ones.

by Anonymousreply 39December 11, 2022 11:48 PM

When I play with myself it’s so interesting

by Anonymousreply 40December 11, 2022 11:49 PM

I have an account but I only use it to look at naked pictures of my Facebook friends.

by Anonymousreply 41December 11, 2022 11:52 PM

That's a good idea, r33. I looked around for campaigns and haven't found anything yet. Personal feedback is worthwhile, even if it doesn't get fast results, at least it plants a seed.

I did see FCC nom Gigi Sohn still hasn't been confirmed.

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by Anonymousreply 42December 12, 2022 6:01 AM

Who didn’t see this coming ?

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by Anonymousreply 43December 13, 2022 9:32 AM

“Becoming”?? Twitter is an infected boil on the ass on humanity.

by Anonymousreply 44December 13, 2022 9:42 AM

In an effort to enrich themselves and/or destroy the U.S., numerous people (including oligarchs, authoritarian monarchs and other wealthy lowlifes) got what they wanted from Trump by appealing to his vanity.

Similar people, uncomfortable with the reach of certain media and the dissemination of truth likely encouraged Musk to buy Twitter and remake it in his image: a guaranteed dick wilter.

Even billionaires can be useful idiots.

by Anonymousreply 45December 16, 2022 10:57 AM

OP that’s strange, mine is pretty much the same as before, but I use it the same way always have which is very specific. I communicate with and follow friends and a few professionals. Admittedly I got more left wing stuff before and don’t seem to now but I ignore both extremes and am not really bothered by it. The internet is a wild place.

by Anonymousreply 46December 16, 2022 11:07 AM

I also only use for porn - seems nothing has changed.

by Anonymousreply 47December 16, 2022 11:13 AM

[quote] I've noticed that all sort of shit is popping up that is from people I expressly do not follow and have no interest in. The language and abusive content is off the charts.

R1 Yep. I've noticed this as well in the last week. Whole of bunch of things from folks I don't follow and want nothing to do with are now being suggested, or 'promoted', and put in my notifications.

by Anonymousreply 48December 16, 2022 11:16 AM

R47 forgot to mention that. I look at a little porn on there too. 🤷‍♂️

by Anonymousreply 49December 16, 2022 11:20 AM

Twitter has become complete trash.

Because the owner is complete trash.

by Anonymousreply 50January 22, 2023 4:37 PM

I’ve been getting more right wing stuff, but I find it kind of perversely interesting. It’s so unhinged. Mostly I just scroll by those, though, and only pay attention to tweets that I like. There are still plenty of those.

by Anonymousreply 51January 22, 2023 5:01 PM

I've found myself following accounts I never heard of. I don't mean in my feed, but I check and Twitter tells me I am actually following them.

by Anonymousreply 52January 22, 2023 5:03 PM

I cant imagine using Twitter for anything other than porn

by Anonymousreply 53January 22, 2023 5:07 PM

Never got into twitter.

by Anonymousreply 54January 22, 2023 5:13 PM

I closed my account and miss the experience but won't be back. Right wingers are strange. Gab, Parler and Truth Social were and are still available for use but Twitter is important to them. Strange group.

by Anonymousreply 55January 22, 2023 5:15 PM

I signed up for an alternative to Twitter but there is no alternative to Twitter. This is precisely why Twitter is being removed as a platform.

Within the first month of use on a Twitter alternative, an account using a racial slur as a username showed up in my feed.

In the decade of using Twitter, I never had that experience. I never saw porn on Twitter either unless I clicked on a link posted here on Datalounge.

by Anonymousreply 56January 22, 2023 5:22 PM

My feed is full of Trumptards and the hookers who love them.

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by Anonymousreply 57January 22, 2023 5:25 PM

It's awful now, taken over by the right wing and full of people being vile to each other.

It makes DL look demure.

by Anonymousreply 58January 22, 2023 5:28 PM

Something I don't think has been mentioned yet is that there are now two categories of feeds.

--Following: people you actually follow

--For You: people Twitter curates based on some algorithm designed for (rage inducing) engagement.

It's an easy toggle back to "Following"--the accounts one really wants to see-- but many people don't/forget to do it because they never asked to be switched to "For You" in the first place.

Ironically, because I have a couple of different lists of accounts which I am curious in but never have or want to engage with, separate from my main follows, my For You recommendations are almost always those people. This creates a odd mix of emotionally charged tweets that I largely actually agree with from Bernie Bros, Libertarians, moderate Republicans/unicorns and self-important celebrities. Unlike most people here complaining that their feed is infested with tweets from the opposite side, when I find myself unintentionally switched over that feed seems to be stuff designed expressly to make me lash out in righteous agreement.

(I don't)

by Anonymousreply 59January 22, 2023 5:30 PM

R59- I set my account as you described and I did see some right wing posts, but very few. Idk what it is like now because I deleted my my account the minute it was announced that EM bought it. The right wing fascist crave attention and an audience. They do not get satisfaction from posting with like minded people. They live to offend others.

by Anonymousreply 60January 22, 2023 5:37 PM

R60 Before I closed the account, I started arguing with a right wing account who fell in my feed. The account holder liked a comment I posted then began arguing with me about everything else. I asked the account holder what they are doing on Twitter when other platforms that cater to right wing perspectives are available. The account holder actually answered! She said those other platforms are vacuums filled with people who are trying to sell you stuff, MLM schemes?

by Anonymousreply 61January 22, 2023 5:39 PM

R48 same here.

Even in my Following stream I’m getting “promoted” posts from RWNJs at the expense of long-followed accounts. I haven’t seen Jill Wine-Banks and Joyce Vance White in my feed for months—I have to seek them out.

Musk wants the chaos and anger over every square inch of the platform, I guess. It has turned into a sewer.

by Anonymousreply 62January 22, 2023 5:40 PM

What do you mean "has become", OP?

by Anonymousreply 63January 22, 2023 5:53 PM

R61- Very interesting! I bet it is MLS scams. Trash attracts trash.

by Anonymousreply 64January 22, 2023 5:58 PM

She didn't say, r64 and I didn't ask but I thought it was very interesting to read her opinion on why she used Twitter instead of the other platforms.

She is on all platforms but go figure, preferred to be in Twitter.

by Anonymousreply 65January 22, 2023 6:04 PM

R65- They crave attention, negative attention because I believe that is the only attention they are capable of getting.

by Anonymousreply 66January 22, 2023 6:10 PM

You are right about this. R66 I don't have accounts on Truth Social, Gab or Parler and I had no choice but to close the Twitter account. Not interested in right wingers.

by Anonymousreply 67January 22, 2023 6:14 PM

Now, all of the trashy, right-wing nutjob conspiracy theorists and trolls on Twitter have verified accounts with blue check marks, thanks to Musk's stupid new rules, which makes them appear to be more legitimate than they really are.

by Anonymousreply 68January 22, 2023 6:24 PM

R68- But Apple pays more. God I just loathe EM. He should be deported and on a national watch list. He obviously hates democracy and I hate him. I very much hate him. He is dangerous.

by Anonymousreply 69January 22, 2023 6:29 PM

Yep I’m getting sick of the right wing crap. The site keeps trying to push Elon on me. I keep rejecting and marking content irrelevant. Then I had to prove I was real because the site didn’t believe me.

by Anonymousreply 70January 22, 2023 6:31 PM

R70 Not trying to be hyperbolic, but it is becoming abusive imo.

by Anonymousreply 71January 22, 2023 6:35 PM

Using Tweetbot made Twitter slightly more tolerable, but of course now EM has cut off access to third-party clients and apps. The Twitter app absolutely sucks with constant ads and, as R59 points out, the “For You” category that I do not want.

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by Anonymousreply 72January 22, 2023 6:43 PM

R72 He is burning it to the ground. He destroys everything he touches. Evil little man with a God complex.

by Anonymousreply 73January 22, 2023 6:50 PM

WHO CARES??? YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE A TWITTER ACCOUNT, you choose to have a Twitter account.

CLOSE YOUR ACCOUNT, Your pseudo-first world problem is solved.

by Anonymousreply 74January 22, 2023 7:00 PM

R74 We care because he is allowing dangerous propaganda to be spread . This is very dangerous.

by Anonymousreply 75January 22, 2023 7:03 PM

If your boyfriend punches you in the face, I heartily recommend you break up with your boyfriend.

If you can’t leave him because you get all your news from him and keeps you entertained throughout the day, fine.

by Anonymousreply 76January 22, 2023 7:10 PM

I care. Twitter was an invaluable resource for me during the quarantine and after for direct information about the infection. It was on Twitter, following an anonymous kink account that I learned the smallpox vaccine is what is used to impede the spread of monkey pox. You may have noticed that the mainstream media has mostly moved on from covering theses infections.

by Anonymousreply 77January 22, 2023 7:11 PM

It is a shit site, not unlike Reddit.

by Anonymousreply 78January 22, 2023 7:21 PM

Now right-wing creeps on Twitter are complaining to Elon that their viewer numbers are going down and Elon is groveling and saying he'll look into it. NOBODY is happy with him.

There are still a couple people I enjoy reading on Twitter, for the same reasons I browse DL, for the humor. I got rid of my Twitter account and just saved a couple shortcuts to those few.

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by Anonymousreply 79January 22, 2023 8:22 PM

Its crazy. There appear to be hundreds of tweets requesting Elon Musk to "open the Epstein files." Wha? What Epstein files would Musk have access to?

It all feels a little scary, honestly.

by Anonymousreply 80January 22, 2023 8:35 PM

R80- The blackmail tapes of all of the elite who used his services. This is why he was murdered.

by Anonymousreply 81January 22, 2023 8:40 PM

Viewers going down? Think this has anything to do with people leaving the platform?

by Anonymousreply 82January 22, 2023 8:47 PM

Even the loons don't like him. Sad little megalomaniac.

by Anonymousreply 83January 22, 2023 8:49 PM

I don't remember where I read/heard this but someone said that the Saudis wanted Elon to ruin TW because it was too influential and far reaching which makes sense. All these nations that want to rule over their people have a hard time when they can all communicate with each other and the world.

by Anonymousreply 84January 22, 2023 8:52 PM

R84- They despise freedom of speech. Of course they do because they are fascists.

by Anonymousreply 85January 22, 2023 8:54 PM

The problem with the Saudi conspiracy theory is that Twitter isn’t even in the top ten most used social media platforms. I think it’s more likely that Musk and MBS have more money and power than brains and just don’t know what the fuck they’re doing.

by Anonymousreply 86January 22, 2023 9:11 PM

R86- He knows what he is doing.

by Anonymousreply 87January 22, 2023 9:33 PM

[quote] Within the first month of use on a Twitter alternative, an account using a racial slur as a username showed up in my feed.

[quote]In the decade of using Twitter, I never had that experience.

Seriously? Just yesterday I was looking up information on an eye condition I'm dealing with, and went to a subreddit about it, and at the end of a list of helpful links was the message "thanks to whiteknight1488 for help with all this info!"

I get that kind of thing ALL THE TIME, everywhere online. I am boggled at the idea that no one has ever seen it, not even once.

by Anonymousreply 88January 23, 2023 6:11 AM

Twitter is the only place to go for live citizen coverage of news events as they're happening. There are a lot of people and governments who don't want something like that in place.

by Anonymousreply 89January 23, 2023 6:12 AM

[quote]Now right-wing creeps on Twitter are complaining to Elon that their viewer numbers are going down and Elon is groveling and saying he'll look into it.

That's because, like I said back in December earlier in the thread, they took away all the blocks we had on blue checks and rightwing accounts. Those accounts got a burst of views because of that, but slowly, as people started re-blocking them, they've dropped back down to the normal view count they had before.

Remember that the conspiracy at the time was that Twitter was "shadowbanning" rightwingers. They weren't, but Elon said they were, and to fake that convincingly, he just had all the blocks of key rightwing accounts removed, knowing that it would artificially lift their view count. He isn't very smart though and didn't think about what would happen a few months later when the count went back to what it had been before he bought the site.

by Anonymousreply 90January 23, 2023 6:16 AM

Gee, and I here I always imagined it would have become classier and more tasteful under Elon Musk's relaxation the rules!

by Anonymousreply 91January 23, 2023 6:17 AM

You can mute people and words on there. It’s not hard.

by Anonymousreply 92January 23, 2023 6:28 AM

Sticking your fingers in your ears isn’t an option when it comes to the downfall of democracy.

by Anonymousreply 93January 23, 2023 7:25 AM

I hope that I never meet you, R14. Do you wash your hands before or after photographing?

by Anonymousreply 94January 23, 2023 7:43 AM

Elon is very fond of somebody called Cat Turd, so this may be working out very well for him.

by Anonymousreply 95January 23, 2023 8:16 AM

I always had a strong dislike for the format of Twitter and the harried "right now" urgency of it. I don't use social media for general news and opinion but for professional and allied interests such as R12 describes. Twitter always seemed the not a good match at all. I did maintain a throwaway anonymous account that I opened initially because of a couple research project links not available elsewhere.

I had this for less than a year straddling the Musk changes and after some initial throttling to keep a very narrow view it worked well enough: I got just a small trickle of suggested feed, some somewhat close to a targeted topic, other suggestions not even remotely related but just stupid, broad interest content. Taking care to specify "no more like this" to the worst suggestions it stayed mostly to a narrow focus and a very slow stream.

As Musk changes took effect, there was a definite uptick in suggestions and they were not crudely mismatches of search terms but a push to steer me to political opinion and current events topics (with a strong Right bias.)

In the earlier crude matches, you could at least see the logic of trying, like an old auntie hopelessly bad at birthday presents: '"because you like Architecture, we thought you would like these new Frank Lloyd Wright coloring books" or "here are the 6 new colors you and your walls need to know for 2023." Post Musk, I got Suggestions for Laura Ingrahm, Trump announcements of upcoming rallies as news and pundits and conservative news outlets, things that had fuck all to do with architecture.

I closed the account that I had keep just to see if a narrowly defined subject interest would yield anything that I might otherwise miss. Except for the initial links to research papers that brought me there, there was no reason for.mw to stay.

Of course if your interests are broader and more political/general news, Twitter is a different animal. But for me, social media was never a first source for general and political news and analysis, and Twitter with its immediacy/urgency was never going to be a good match, even if it incidentally turned out to be a good source for highly defined interests, which it didn't.

For all my throttling of topics, I could see Musk's interference easily enough. Yes, I could reduce the number if intrusions and seriously mismatched interests, but there was no no reason, no reward for.me to fight against it.

by Anonymousreply 96January 23, 2023 8:16 AM

I have certain journalists and such on a "list" and I find the people on it dwindling - just now it was mostly Guardian article links, AP, BBC News, CNN, MSNBC, and oddly, Sky News. I don't think all the journos have quit - they are just giving me the commercial news outlet tweet. Weird. It was this thread that prompted me to check. Might be the time of day. Anyway, no rightwing spamming at the moment but just all news outlet articles.

by Anonymousreply 97January 23, 2023 8:52 AM

News sources haven't shown up in Twitter searches for me since about two days after Musk took over. Briefly, right after Tim Cook scared Musk for a couple of days, they showed back up, then they disappeared again.

A lot of the complaints about the media "ignoring" the mass shooting in Monterey Park were really just the aftereffects of Musk fucking with the algorithms. News outlets were reporting on it but you couldn't see any of them in a search. Instead, I was getting search results that were mostly groypers responding to photos of dead bodies saying "no blood, that's curious" and then tagging the FBI.

by Anonymousreply 98January 23, 2023 10:19 AM

Twitter has tons of free porn.

by Anonymousreply 99January 23, 2023 10:20 AM

The "knots" some of you have to twist in order to have a feed of information that satisfies your personal taste. Honestly, you're all slaves to the feed of insta-news. I like the description of Twitter having a "harried" quality na sorry you've joined that very small mass of people in it.

Twitter has always been beloved by the news media (journalists who think their every tweet is a must-read and earth-shattering for the salvation of the republic - here's news, THEY AREN'T) and politicians who have been convinced that it is the best platform to a) reach younger voters and to b) get their personal message out on different issues without being manipulated by the media. It's closed-loop world and it's dangerous.

It's been infiltrated by right-wing characters who are awful? Oh my gosh, I'm shocked, shocked I say! I mean the previous president had years to use the platform to type out his latest "thought" and share with the world... and his believers flocked to Twitter to masterbate over every foul-smelling tweet, which they forwarded and shared and the new owner encourages bad behavior.

So sad that Twitter just isn't what it once was - boo fucking hoo. CLOSE YOUR ACCOUNT, Deprive the platform of oxygen, let it die a slow painful death of irrelevance, Man I'm glad I never dove into this particular swamp.

by Anonymousreply 100January 23, 2023 10:20 AM


You're not nearly as smart as you think you are.

by Anonymousreply 101January 23, 2023 10:22 AM

Fucking hot porn too R99.

by Anonymousreply 102January 23, 2023 10:37 AM

OP just put them on a public list entitled "Lobotomized Shitheads". Make sure they can see. That'll do the trick.

by Anonymousreply 103January 23, 2023 10:38 AM

Dude, do you have a Facebook account?

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