The Dilemma of Elon Musk’s New Twitter: Should I Stay or Should I Go?


As the ’70s rockers The Clash once sang: If I go, there will be trouble, if I stay it will be double

Should I stay or should I go? The Clash knew the right question to ask. 

The cesspool factor on Twitter has amped up exponentially in the last 72 hours, first with the “free the bird” ethos leading to a spike in racist and antisemitic tweets. That overnight shift led power showrunner Shonda Rhimes (“Bridgerton” and 1.9 million followers) to exit the platform and GM to begin “pausing” ads on the platform. And who can blame them?

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Sharon Waxman

Sharon Waxman, is the founder, CEO and Editor in Chief of TheWrap. She is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, and was a Hollywood correspondent for The New York Times. Twitter: @sharonwaxman