users are desperate for invite-only codes to move away from the Elon Musk-owned social media platform and join ‘s rival platform Bluesky.
Bluesky, set up in 2019 by former Twitter boss Dorsey, has recently attracted over 100,000 users to the platform which currently operates on rare invite codes.
At an event hosted by Bluesky, that attendees were hungry for codes to join the platform that was spun out of Twitter in 2021.
The newspaper reported that groups had gathered around employees at the tech event in San Francisco who handed out codes written on tiny pieces of paper.
Since Musk took charge of the company in October of last year for $44 billion, the popular site has seen finances plummet, big names leave and major glitches.
Jack Dorsey, pictured here in 2021, set up Bluesky in 2019 when he was in charge of Twitter as part an
Twitter’s value is now just one-third of what it was when CEO Elon Musk purchased it in, some $15 billion compared to its sticker price of $45 billion last year
In their financial disclosure report released Tuesday, Fidelity estimates their stake in X Holdings Corp – Musk’s investment group – at $6,554,644.
Bluesky was designed with the intention of becoming a decentralized social media and not to be owned by one organization.
The site is incredibly similar to Twitter in that it allows users to interact with one another who share posts similar to tweets.
On Twitter, users asking for Bluesky codes has risen also with some people Tweeting out looking to join the platform.
One tweeted: ‘Hello all.This is me, asking nicely if anyone has a BlueSky invite to bestow upon me. Thanks!’
of its stake in the social-media giant showed that the company has hemorrhaged value as their piece – $20 million in October – now sits at just $6.55 million.
Musk has repeatedly acknowledged that he overpaid for Twitter when he bought it in October for a whopping $44 billion.
In late March, Musk stated he believed Twitter is worth ‘less than half’ of what it cost him to buy it in the fall.
In a company-wide email, he said the social media giant lost so much money since his initial purchase that it was valued at just $20 billion.
At the time, he also defended his decision to layoff thousands of employees to help cut costs and the sale of some assets.
Earlier this week, Musk was targeted by left-wing Democraic Rep.Ocasio Cortez over a ‘verified’ account making fun of her.
The politician said she was ‘assessing’ what to do after the billionaire replied to a tweet from the parody account, ‘Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Press Release (parody).’
On Twitter, the number of users asking for Bluesky codes has risen with people Tweeting out looking to join the platform
In March, Musk said he believed Twitter is worth ‘less than half ‘ of what it cost him to buy it
Her message came after Musk replied to a tweet from the parody account, which wrote: ‘This might be the wine talking but I’ve got a crush on @ElonMusk’
On Tuesday, Rep.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced she would bid adieu if Musk did not stop engaging and سرور مجازی ایران interacting with an account parodying her.
‘FYI there’s a fake account on here impersonating me and going viral,’ AOC tweeted. ‘The Twitter CEO has engaged it, boosting visibility.’
She claimed the account was ‘releasing false policy statements,’ after previously tweeting about her boyfriend’s farts and other issues.
‘I am assessing with my team how to move forward,’ Ocasio-Cortez said.
‘In the meantime, be careful of what you see,’ she warned her followers.
Another hit came in the form of a massive tech glitch last week when Florida Governor Ron DeSantis attempted to announce his 2024 presidential run.
DeSantis’ attempt led to mass chaos as staff members scurried to get his planned Twitter Spaces announcement online as 500,000 people waited.
Twitter’s small Spaces staff numbers – originally 100 but now down to three – was blamed alongside a low server capacity.
A decimated staff and shrinking server capacity has been blamed for the disaster presidential campaign launch by Florida Gov.Ron DeSantis (right) on Twitter Spaces
Half a million people were waiting for more than 20 minutes for the event to start, and people who were able to join were frequently kicked out.
In February it was announced that Twitter is
It was reported in December that Musk had stopped paying rent on the company’s Seattle office.
Former executives who were part of the mass terminations the day Musk took over, also filed a lawsuit in April against the company.They sued for more than $1million in legal bills.
The news hasn’t been all bad for Twitter since Musk’s takeover with Former Fox host Tucker Carlson