Twitter, now X, was once a useful site for breaking news. The Baltimore bridge collapse shows those days are long gone.

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    2 months ago

    It wasn’t the source of the news, but where people would consume news. Most of what the site was actually good for was making a notice with a link to a real article. Like an RSS feed with extra steps.

    That’s why I never got into it. The main way it was actually useful was still totally unnecessary.

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      42 months ago

      Kind of like Tiktok. Tiktok is a great place to find breaking news, but it’s not a great news source.

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        32 months ago

        Oh yeah, you’ll HEAR about it.

        Tiltok says in a menacing tone about any major incident or minor story.