I waited. I saw. I bounced.
It's done. I know there are many people still using it. You shouldn't be.
As a previously-active user, I had curated a reasonably copasetic timeline. I relied heavily on muted words and account blocks. Even amidst this chaos, it's still surprisingly usable. But one peek into the trending topics reveals the rot beneath that stately surface. And in case that's not testimonial enough, here's a handy timeline of all the terrible decisions being made.
Sure, not everyone has the luxury of leaving. Some people have contractual obligations. Others have managed to build an entire career on the back of Twitter. And still more folks just don't have time for philosophical nonsense or learning the ins and outs of new platforms.
I've heard folks championing the idea of "stay and fight!". Fight for what? No amount of user pushback will change the fact that the tippy top of the company is under new management, and that management is hostile.
Consider this: a right-leaning industrial tycoon just bought your newspaper and eviscerated it.
You can't trust it any more. You can't trust him. You need a new newspaper.