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#1 2023-10-23 15:39:51

bici
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Why is TxP still on Twitter?

is there any thoughts to abandoning X and simply use Mastodon?

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#2 2023-10-24 04:50:21

colak
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Re: Why is TxP still on Twitter?

I believe that X is still busy, as terrible as t has become.


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#3 2023-10-24 06:20:25

phiw13
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Re: Why is TxP still on Twitter?

Why drop Twitter? For some parts of the world, Mastodon has a rather unsavoury reputation, and for some (large…) groups of people, the same Mastodon is considered quite difficult to use.


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#4 2023-12-09 01:49:41

Destry
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Re: Why is TxP still on Twitter?

Whether it’s X, Mastodon, FB, LinkedIn, or anything else, the first question is, What’s the purpose/goal of using it?

If there happens to be a good reason, then the next question is, What measurable value is gained for the effort?

I mentioned elsewhere recently that Txp might have already reached peak mass; it’s just keeping the old users happy now. As a matter of history, those people have always been happiest here in the forum.

Txp’s masto account is a dubious proposition, too, as it sits. If there’s no goal behind it, there’s no point bothering.

But Bici’s title question, which is a good one, goes beyond marketing and growth ambitions. Unlike being in the fedi, staying on X has reached a point where one’s morals are questioned, whether there’s any value to the account or not.

X may still be busy, but that has about as much meaning as a sewer busy with rats, or a turd busy with flies.

Regardless, many still using X also have fedi accounts, or some other alternative, because they know it’s just a matter of time before the sewer is too foul to tolerate anymore, for example.

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#5 2023-12-09 02:06:38

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Re: Why is TxP still on Twitter?

Of course, the fedi has it’s share of rats and flies, too, as anywhere on the web, but they’re far more manageable. This would segue into an explanation of tech differences but I don’t have the energy for that.

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#6 2023-12-09 05:07:14

colak
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Re: Why is TxP still on Twitter?

Why is TxP still on Twitter?

Outreach


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#7 2023-12-09 17:45:32

bici
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Re: Why is TxP still on Twitter?

colak wrote #336074:

Outreach

of whom?

for txp:)

As terrible as it is, fb and twitter are still very much frequented. Instagram has a lot of movement and engagement but I cannot think how txp would be relevant in there.


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#8 2023-12-11 04:41:47

colak
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Re: Why is TxP still on Twitter?

colak wrote #336074:

Outreach

of whom?

for txp:)

As terrible as it is, fb and twitter are still very much frequented. Instagram has a lot of movement and engagement but I cannot think how txp would be relevant in there.


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#9 2023-12-11 07:18:55

Dragondz
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Re: Why is TxP still on Twitter?

Hi

I am still using Twitter, if the txp forum is down how to get in touch with devs to see what s happening ?

More is better than less.

Cheers.

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#10 2023-12-11 07:37:17

bici
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Re: Why is TxP still on Twitter?

colak wrote #336090:

for txp:)

As terrible as it is, fb and twitter are still very much frequented. Instagram has a lot of movement and engagement but I cannot think how txp would be relevant in there.

you took my words right out of my mouth :;-)


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