@Satchpiglet i hope so! not every network can survive this kind of influx (of people with subtly different expectations) — existing norms can be swept away if enough new people aren't familiar with them, and replaced with new ones. like white people gentrifying brooklyn (i'm one of those, too. ugh, i'm the worst)
@rich_harris yeah, they must be seeing lots of "hello world" and introductions filling up the local timelines but also a lot of references to Twitter being worse or better.
When I see the "Lets make this the new better Twitter" etc. I feel like saying that this is someone else's party that us newbies have just crashed and that we can't just demand it goes how we would like it to.
@rich_harris Why do you think so many people have joined recently?