Bluesky, a Twitter alternative which has Twitter co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey as one of its, has been launched on the Apple App Store, on an invite-only basis.
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Bluesky’s primary endeavour is AT or “Authenticated Transfer Protocol,” while the Bluesky smartphone app serves to demonstrate the protocol in operation.
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The Bluesky initiative, which is now a public benefit company, was initially incubated within Twitter beginning in 2019 when Jack Dorsey was CEO.
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Dorsey went to Twitter shortly after stepping down as CEO to openly discuss Bluesky, characterising it as “an open decentralised standard for social media.” »