Social Media Showdown: Mastodon vs. Threads vs. BlueSky vs. X (Twitter)

Rhett Allain
4 min readOct 13, 2023

I’m clearly not a tech-expert. But I’ve been using social media for quite some time. As you probably know, a lot of people are jumping off the Twitter (X) platform to something else. But where should you go? Should you go? What other questions are there?

Of course I don’t have the best answers, but it might be useful (and even fun) to look at…

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Rhett Allain

Physics faculty, science blogger of all things geek. Technical Consultant for CBS MacGyver and MythBusters. WIRED blogger.