New Social Media Platforms

Social Media
May 14, 2020
Author Article Opinion

The degree of interference from the managers of the main social media platforms means that it is important to consider alternatives. There are a number of alternatives available. I have had difficulty finding an alternative to Twitter. I found one once, but it turned out to be filled with extremists, with racist views that I could not stomach.

Facebook is easier. Of course, Facebook is the ideal platform for advertising events and publications. Therefore, I shall keep my Facebook account for those, but stop using it for personal messages.

But what platform to use? I have opened accounts at both MeWe.com and USA.life. Both look good. MeWe is international, but has a cost-based membership, which looks like it could become pricey. USA.life is less expensive, but appears based only on US members,

Which to choose? Do you have opinions?

As yet, I have no idea on alternatives to YouTube – Vimeo is actually politically worse than YouTube. As for Instagram – well, I just very rarely use that, and would not miss it. Nor do I use Pinterest. Goodreads is fun, but, frankly, I can do the same sort of stuff on my own website.

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