Practical advice on how to handle Twitter’s transformation to X as a political organisation
Twitter’s sudden rebranding to X, seemingly rushed to salvage the platform from its downfall, has reignited discussions about its viability. Since Elon Musk’s takeover, users have felt uneasy due to the platform’s unpredictability. But also Musk’s personal positions on many issues, such as disinformation and conspiracy theories, alienated people from the platform. This is especially true for those using it in a professional capacity and working in politics.
In a realm where media is the message, this piece of media gives a controversial message. Choosing to stay on Twitter/X or leave speaks volumes.
Should I stay or should I go?
On one side, Twitter has established itself over the years as the quintessential platform for microblogging, breaking news, worldwide trends, and the dissemination of political content and campaigns.