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Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover: what will change, is free speech at risk and should you delete the app?

By Josh Taylor

26 Apr 2022 · 3 min read

Elon Musk’s $44bn takeover of Twitter and his promises to revamp the social media platform have reignited debate about whether it’s time to leave the website permanently. But is that too hasty? How do you leave? And where would you go?

Why are people considering leaving? It seems every few months there’s a wave of people announcing they are quitting Twitter. Some do it permanently, while others make the big announcement only to return weeks or months later.

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