Twitter

What I’ll Miss About Twitter

When it was good, it fulfilled the promise of the internet.

Nancy Friedman
6 min readJul 24, 2023

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Ex-Twitter. Image via Vogue India (uncredited)

Since Elon Musk took over the company in November 2022, Twitter has been disintegrating in stages — and by “disintegrating” I mean “losing its integrity” as well as “falling apart.” The latest fragment to crumble has been the bluebird logo, replaced by Musk’s favorite letter, X…

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Nancy Friedman

Writer, name developer, brand consultant, idea-ist, ex-journalist. @fritinancy on Mastodon, Instagram, Bluesky, Threads, and elsewhere.