#BYMEspresso☕: Is this it for Twitter?
The hashtag #RIPTwitter is trending and lots of the site's users are scrambling to download their data. Could this be the end of Twitter?
The hashtag #RIPTwitter is trending and lots of the site's users are scrambling to download their data.
They're also sharing alternative places to find them (consumer champion Martin Lewis, who has two million Twitter followers, has set himself up on Mastodon, although he admits he doesn't know how to use it yet).
Twitter's new boss Elon Musk, never one to ignore a trend, tweeted a meme of a gravestone with the Twitter logo on it
Staff have been leaving in their droves - half the workforce was laid off by Mr Musk one week after he completed his purchase of the platform, and many more are choosing to leave since he sent an email demanding "hardcore" working conditions and long hours from his remaining employees.
Quite a few of those departing, according to their Twitter bios, are engineers, developers and coders - the people who work on the guts of what makes Twitter function.
Could this be the end of Twitter?
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