Alright folks, let’s cut to the chase: Twitter’s a complete and utter clown show. I mean, Elon’s really gone and screwed the pooch on this one.
But hey, don’t get me wrong – before the misinformed Tesla guy came along, I invested more time and energy into this platform than I care to admit. I’m talking 60K tweets, people. That’s a whole lotta brain cells I ain’t getting back.
But you know what? I’m not giving up on social media altogether. No sirree. I’m taking my talents and spending more time over to the Post and Mastodon sandboxes. Sure, they might not have the same level of clout as Twitter, but at least I won’t have to wade through a sea of hot takes, massive misinformation, and political BS every time I log on.
So if you’re feeling fed up with the Twitterverse and all its clowns constantly juggling nonsense in your face, come on over and kick the tires on some of these alternative platforms. Who knows, you might just find your new social media home.
Elon Musk entered into an agreement to buy Twitter for $44 billion dollars.
Several months later, Musk is now alleging that Twitter breached the deal by failing to provide him with data needed to evaluate bot and spam accounts. Twitter denies his allegations and has filed a 60-plus-page lawsuit accusing Musk of breaching the agreement and seeking to compel him to follow through with the deal.
This is the lawsuit. Give it a read. What do you think is going to happen next?
PS- If you’re a lawyer (or play one on TV), who would you rather represent? Twitter or Elon Musk? Please share your answer in my Twitter or LinkedIn polls.
On Thursday I’m joining Twitter marketing expert, Madalyn Sklar, on her global #TwitterSmarter Twitter Chat. [updated- here’s a post show link with a great summary of all questions, answers and key take-a-ways]
The 7 Legal and Business Ethics of Twitter Marketing
I really enjoyed Thursday’s #TwitterSmarter Twitter Chat and post-show Facebook Live with Madalyn Sklar. The topic revolved around “The 7 Legal and Business Ethics of Twitter Marketing” (Twitter summary with questions and answers here) and then we did a post show follow-up via Facebook Live immediately thereafter (click here or watch below).