In the chaos of Twitter, it’s still important to make sure the wonderful words of our writers have visibility. We are going to promote your work on our existing social media platforms including Twitter and start testing some of the new ones. If you are on multiple platforms, you will see cross-posting. I’ll be evaluating the other platforms and keeping writers up to date. If you want to find out more about some of the Twitter alternatives, check out my blog below. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be letting you know how Mastedon, Tribel and other platforms are doing and how you might be able to incorporate them into your social media marketing strategy.
Don’t you hate it when you have a vibrant #WritingCommunity on social media and some bored narcissistic billionaire decides he wants to buy it, then he tweets pictures of Nazi’s, far-right propaganda, reinstates people threatening Jewish people, reinstates troll accounts with names similar to FelineBowelMovement, bans liberal accounts for mocking him, lays off tons of employees then realizes SOMEONE has to do the work and tries to rehire them, and then tells people in the USA that they should vote for REPUBLICANS and amplifies his own tweets?
Wait you say, this is a whole year of destruction. What is this platform and when did this happen?
All this and more happened in one week on Twitter. Friends, this level of destruction is rocket-to-mars level of destruction. Rather than linking to each offending #toddlerCEO tweet, I’ll just link to his account.
What should a writer do? Well here’s where I am…
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