What it Would Mean to Lose Twitter

Ben Ulansey
4 min readNov 20, 2022
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It occurred to me the other day that if Twitter were to go dark, it would be as though an entire nation was suddenly wiped off the map. And if you’ve seen any news in the last week, you’re probably aware that Twitter is in trouble.

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Ben Ulansey

Writer, musician, dog whisperer, video game enthusiast and amateur lucid dreamer. I write memoirs, satires, philosophical treatises and everything in between 🐙