As major social media and video platforms like Facebook and Google’s YouTube ramp up politically motivated censorship, an increasing number of users are looking for more flexible alternatives.
Like many big companies in the past, Facebook and Google have fallen into stagnation and are fast becoming the grumpy internet nannies they promised they would never become. Obsessed with a political agenda, both are tumbling out of favour with a youthful user base who are unafraid of diversity and debate.
As advertisers fall away from Twitter and active users decline on Facebook, the stage is set for change. Add to that the millions of viewers following conservative voices on YouTube - which is fast de-monetising their streams - and you have a fantastic environment for competition.