Scam Economy
53: Meta Launches Threads by Instagram as Elon Musk Wrecks Twitter
July 7, 2023
The battle between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg officially began on Wednesday, July 5th as Meta launched Threads by Instagram, it's Twitter competitor app. On this DOOMED and Scam Economy livestream crossover episode, Matt Binder breaks down the Threads app, the enshittification of Twitter by Elon Musk, how this past week's actions by Musk at Twitter which blocked logged out visitors from accessing Twitter and rate limited logged in users' daily tweet alottment may actually be Musk's worst move at Twitter yet, where the other Twitter alternatives like bluesky, Mastodon, and Spill fit into the equation, what the future of the internet will look like, and is Twitter now actually dying? (Episode from the 7/5/23 livestream show.) Support the show: