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Après Twitter, the deluge?

By Rishi Iyengar

05 Jan 2023 · 6 min read

Editor's Note

Despite fast-growing rivals like Koo and Mastodon, a world without a global social network like Twitter appears more likely by the day, says FP, as younger users gravitate towards smaller communities.

On the day in mid-November when Elon Musk told Twitter’s remaining employees to commit to being “hardcore” or leave, Mayank Bidawatka landed in San Francisco on a one-way ticket and checked into an Airbnb downtown. 

Bidawatka, the co-founder of Indian social media app Koo, was there to cash in on the disarray inside Musk’s Twitter. 

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