A slew of Twitter clones have gained traction ever since Elon Musk took over the social media company last fall. The latest competitor is Meta’s new app Threads, which executives say will become part of the “fediverse.”
Reset gets an overview of what the fediverse is and what new platforms like Threads tell us about the future of social media.
GUESTS: Naomi Nix, staff writer for The Washington Post
Ross Schulman, senior fellow on decentralization at the Electronic Frontier Foundation
Jim Speta, professor at the Northwestern University School of Law
Paul Booth, professor of communications and media at DePaul University
Arionne Nettles, lecturer at the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism