After controversial changes of course by Twitter CEO Elon Musk, competitor Bluesky sees the number of users skyrocket. Last week, about 300,000 people joined the social media platform.
The platform now has about 1.1 million users, according to market researcher Data.ai. Bluesky has been available for just over four months.
Bluesky was founded by, among others, Jack Dorsey, who founded Twitter in 2006. Basically, both services work the same way.
Since February, iPhone users can install Bluesky. For people with Android, it has been possible to download the service since April. You can only become a member at the invitation of Bluesky itself or existing users. Bluesky may open later this year and anyone can create an account.
Musk bought Twitter last year for more than $40 billion. Since then, he has been trying to get the money back in various ways. Last week, users received a message that they can now read the maximum number of messages per day. TweetDeck, where users can clearly see accounts, will only be available for a fee in a few weeks.
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