Open source Twitter alternative Bluesky now open to everyone. After being in beta for just under a year and with over three million users, social media platform X (formerly Twitter) or the ruins of Threads is an option if that doesn’t do it for you.
Bluesky began life as an internal project at Jack Dorsey’s Twitter, but ended its association with the entity now known as X following Elon Musk’s takeover. “We truly believe that the future of social is and should be open and decentralized,” Bluesky CEO Jay Graber told Engadget. “It’s something we think is good for the general public conversation.”
Decentralized status aside, the service is functionally similar to X and Threads. Posts are ‘skeets’ not tweets. It has a timeline, but you can also follow numerous other algorithmic feeds created by fellow users. (I’m interested in a feed for quiet friends – users you follow and don’t post often.)
You can find me there @thatmatsmith.bsky.social. I’ll probably be one of those quiet dudes.
– Matt Smith
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The streaming service has reportedly notified US subscribers via email.
If he worked for Netflix… Disney+ sends an email to subscribers informing them of the change in terms of service. Its service agreement states that users “may not share their passwords outside the home unless otherwise permitted.” [their] service level,” offering new subscription options in the future. It may be time for mom and dad to purchase their own subscriptions. When I say mom and dad, I mean you.
He threatened legal action against the same man who managed the ElonJet account.
Taylor Swift has threatened to sue a Florida student who started multiple social media accounts that broadcast real-time information about the whereabouts of her private jet. The student facing legal action by Swift’s team is the same man who runs ElonJet account He followed Elon Musk’s plane. Facebook and Instagram banned Sweeney’s accounts that followed Swift’s air travel late last year, but they’re still live on Bluesky, Mastodon, Telegram and other sites.
And the Switch is old.
At almost seven years old, the Nintendo Switch proves there’s still life in the hybrid console. Long enough for Nintendo to increase its projected sales figures for the current fiscal year. In its earnings release for the third quarter, the company announced that it had increased forecast sales of the Switch to 15.5 million from 15 million. That’s great, but where? Transition 2?