To this day I don't know why Twitter took off. I remember first discovering it, finding the small character limit absolutely unhelpful and expecting Twitter to never take off.

I never used Twitter for more than a very brief while for that reason but also, whenever I tried to, it would mark me as a bot and suspend my account just because I was too shy to post but followed a lot of people, and then again for leaving a remade account inactive for a few months because I was busy

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Why did this piece of trash gain traction and popularity? I find it such a bad experience to use and is generally not helpful of a platform at all

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I didn't choose the foss life, the foss life chose me

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