Following the $44 billion deal, Elon Musk is the new owner of Twitter, however, users do not seem happy with the deal thus they are looking for alternative applications for Twitter. If you are among the users eyeing quitting Twitter, here are some alternate applications you can opt for.
The deal between the Board Of Directors of Twitter and Elon Musk was finalized on Monday (April 25th). The news was confirmed by the official Twitter account saying the deal is about to be finalized. The post read, “Upon completion of the transaction, Twitter will become a privately held company”.
The official Tweet further revealed, “Twitter, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an entity wholly owned by Elon Musk, for $54.20 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $44 billion”.
Elon Musk also talked about the aim behind his acquiring Twitter in one of his recent Tweets. The Tesla’s CEO revealed, “Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated.”
“Twitter has tremendous potential – I look forward to working with the company and the community of users to unlock it,” he further added.
As the bird app now belongs to Elon Musk, users don’t seem much happy and they are looking for alternative options. If you are among such users, here are the Twitter alternatives you can count on.
What Applications Can I Use Instead Of Twitter?
The first social platform you can think of instead of Twitter is Medium. It is a social site launched in the year 2012. Ever since its launch, this social platform has remained the hub for ‘social journalism’. Here on this platform people belonging to every field of life can discuss topics of their concern.
The platform describes itself as “an open platform where readers find dynamic thinking, and where expert and undiscovered voices can share their writing on any topic”.
This platform was founded by Evan Williams, who is the co-founder and former CEO of Twitter. So, Medium is the closest social platform to Twitter and you can join it for free.
The next option you can opt for is ‘Reddit’. Although the format of Reddit is totally different from Twitter, it allows the users to talk about trending topics.
The users submit content in form of videos, text, images, and links, and the content is upvoted just as the posts are liked on Twitter.
The next platform you can count on as an alternative to Twitter is ‘Plurks’. This social platform has remained around since 2008, but it is not quite popular.
On this social platform, users upload posts known as ‘Plurks’, which can have a maximum of 360 characters. All the posts shared by a user are shown on their timeline quite similar to Twitter.
What Are The Alternative Applications For Twitter?
The fourth application alternative to Twitter is ‘Facebook’, the social media platform owned by Meta company.
Next comes ‘Minds’ which is another social platform been around since 2011. The users of ‘Minds’ can share videos, photos, and text about any topic. You can even earn Cryptocurrency for using Minds and tokens can be bought to boost your posts on this social platform.
Followed by ‘Minds’ is the giant photo and video sharing app Instagram. You must be well aware of it because it is among the most used social media platforms.
The final alternative to Twitter is ‘Tumblr’. Launched in the year 2007, it is a microblogging and social networking site that provides a platform for users to share videos, photos, and short blogs. Quite similar to Twitter, you can share content and follow blogs of your choice.
You may also want to read about Twitter Blue
The Final Words
These were the alternative applications you can use if you want to quit Twitter. Is there any other alternative application? Let us know in the comment section below.