The Twitter-Substack War & Matt Taibbi’s Not-So-Good-Friday – ZeroHedge 4/8/23


As the first Easter weekend in three years with the possibility of ‘normality’ in social interactions, ‘Good Friday’ turned into a ‘No Good, Very Bad Friday’ for many Substack-ers, including most notably Twitter Files-amplifying journalist Matt Taibbi.

As The Epoch Times’ Tom Ozimek writes, Taibbi, who posts his articles on Substack and is one of the most popular contributors on the platform, announced he’s leaving Twitter in protest of apparent changes that have made the platform unusable for him.

The indefatigable independent journalist made the announcement in a post titled “The Craziest Friday Ever” and a series of tweets, in which he said that he had just learned that Substack links were being blocked on Twitter.

“When I asked why, I was told it’s a dispute over the new Substack Notes platform,” Taibbi wrote in a tweet.

By way of background, Substack recently announced Notes, a feature that allows short-form posts similar to tweets….

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