“It Has Turn into Such A Poisonous Atmosphere”

The Elon Musk takeover of Twitter has definitely been attention-grabbing to this point. Latest highlights embrace a mass exodus of employees, the return of Donald Trump causing waves (and Kanye West too), and the copyright strike system failing so arduous that people are just uploading entire movies. Amidst all that is in fact high-profile names (and even entire companies) pulling out of the platform or pausing their utilization.

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One such consumer is 9 Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor, who mentioned in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that he’d be leaving quickly. Reznor mentioned he has a problem with the billionaire class coming and in pondering they’ll remedy all the things, although he clarifies his urge to depart predates Musk‘s reign.

“I am about to depart. We do not want the conceitedness of the billionaire class to really feel like they’ll simply are available in and remedy all the things. Even with out him concerned, I simply discover that it has turn out to be such a poisonous atmosphere. For my psychological well being, I have to tune out. I do not really feel good being there anymore.”

As a 30-something yr previous, it is attention-grabbing to see the rise and fall of social media. Clearly there was the small wave of MySpace, however then we had the giants like Fb and Twitter coming in and actually taking issues over. And now in 2022, with Twitter dealing with an unsure future and Facebook having recently cut 13% of its staff, it undoubtedly seems like we’re all in for a serious shift someday within the subsequent few years.

On the flip aspect of all that, everybody appears to be lamenting Twitter as if it was useless… and it is nonetheless there, nonetheless functioning. So we’ll see what occurs, proper?

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