may be struggling to court advertisers, keep the site actually running, and prevent users from fleeing to eager competitors — but at least the Taliban likes it.
On Monday, Anas Haqqani, a senior leader in the Taliban, praised Twitter in response to the launch of ’s Threads, a Twitter competitor that went live last week and has racked up more than 100 million users in a matter of days.
Haqqani weighed in on his own decision to remain on the Elon Musk-owned platform, writing that it “has two important advantages over other social media platforms.”.
“The second privilege is the public nature & credibility of Twitter.
Twitter has two important advantages over other social media platforms.
The second privilege is the public nature & credibility of Twitter.
We’re no experts, but having members of the Taliban celebrate how much they can get away with on your website isn’t exactly a stellar pitch for ad buyers. »