Hashtag about a world without Twitter is trending… on Twitter

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What if Twitter didn't exist?
What if Twitter didn't exist?
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If we’re being honest, tweeting about what the world would be like without Twitter is peak 2019. And, yet, here we are, with #InAWorldWithoutTwitter trending on an early Spring Saturday.

The tweets are a mix of genuine and jokes yet most of them all hold a grain of truth in them and reveal the best and worst of Twitter as a platform.

If nothing else, the tweets all get at the great dichotomy of Twitter in 2019: it can be a garbage place that allows garbage people to post their, well, garbage, no matter what Jack says. And it’s gotten pretty bad at times. Like, really bad.

On the other hand, it has certainly revolutionized the way information and news is shared and how we communicate. Those come with caveats, of course, that prove the platform is far from perfect. News spreads much quicker than before but so do mistakes and communicating with strangers can be great or it can be a hellscape. 

The irony of using Twitter to talk about a world without Twitter and how it would actually be better, jokes or no, is also hilarious and indicative of the way we’ve all turned into one big shruggie. After all, if you really want a world without Twitter, all you have to do is delete the app from your phone or just stop visiting Twitter-dot-com. 

So here we are, tweeting and, with this article, writing about a world without Twitter and wondering, longingly, how much happier we’d be. If that’s not the perfect way to sum up Twitter over 10 years after its debut, I don’t know what else is.

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