#RIPTwitter has been trending for more than 24 hours already, and honestly? We’re not ready to say goodbye at all.
With news of mass Twitter layoffs, hundreds of Twitter employees handing in their resignation and refusing to work under the hand of billionaire Elon Musk, and everything that’s happening over at Twitter HQ in San Francisco, users of the Bird app have been readying themselves for the possible implosion and shut down of the beloved micro-blogging platform.
While some were obviously devastated by the “death of Twitter” (thanks btw, Elon), others were taking their sweet time to “appropriately” bid their goodbye to the app—through memes, of course.
As almost everyone knows, Twitter is adored by many people—for providing a voice to the disadvantaged, a platform to air out reliable news, a safe space for those who need somebody to listen, and even a pseudo dating app. Twitter has been a salvation for many who are trying to find their way through life and has been vital to some industries’ equation to success.
Thus, it is just right for the Bird app’s active users to say goodbye, in meme format.
damn twitter is feeling like this rn #RIPTwitter pic.twitter.com/OL0rac0GlN
— nat 🙂 (@nataliecherwaty) November 18, 2022
It’s been a pleasure tweeting with y’all for the past 13 years. #RIPTwitter pic.twitter.com/XsLuMNi59A
— toby is the scranton strangler (@OhHELLNawl) November 18, 2022
Goodbye twitter, been a good run. #RIPTwitter pic.twitter.com/fkkUZWz2oQ
— Bish 🗽 (@thebishundercov) November 18, 2022
Ugh, end of an era. #RIPTwitter pic.twitter.com/aL3AQuoexO
— Ju✨ (@_psiloveju) November 18, 2022
Me looking back at my three followers one last time since Twitter about to shut down #RIPTwitter #TwitterDown
— JC (@JuanCafecito) November 18, 2022
TWITTER MIGHT WHAT???pic.twitter.com/fct54XvFMF
— BEST THING THAT HAPPENED IN KPOP (@kpophappenings_) November 18, 2022
closing their borders from twitter refugees this is sick https://t.co/5GOZcZ7Aka
— rey (@hatuez) November 18, 2022
rip twitter pic.twitter.com/M554E53lmu
— paul (@simpjhyn) November 18, 2022
People when they say "RIP Twitter" and then Twitter keeps existing: pic.twitter.com/j6C9sXKy3m
— TRAFON(s Backup Account) (@RiseFallNickBck) November 18, 2022
Me choosing what apps to use when twitter shuts down #RIPTwitter pic.twitter.com/xK4B30fEAD
— 🐰 (@smthrandomaf) November 18, 2022
In case of #TwitterOFF, never forget this. #RIPTwitter pic.twitter.com/cgiFXmodOz
— Francesca Montagna (@tangerinedream6) November 18, 2022
"maybe Elon might actually fix Twitter"
3 weeks later: pic.twitter.com/ncbsqnNZAJ
— Saberspark (@Saberspark) November 18, 2022
if twt collapses the kpop industry kinda fucked lol
— ealhswith, mother of æthelflæd (@oluwatoge) November 18, 2022
is twitter dying? noooo where will i get the latest memes
— Maris Racal (@MissMarisRacal) November 18, 2022
Take Grindr instead lord pic.twitter.com/BWQrda8dEA
— 💫 (@heyjaeee) November 18, 2022
all of this could have been avoided if reigen had won the tumblrsexyman poll
— ícaro🍂 ARIES SERIZAWA (@demiitrees) November 18, 2022
if twitter dies you cannot find me anywhere else. i put all my eggs in one basket
— Poorly Aged Things (@PoorlyAgedStuff) November 18, 2022
Before Twitter goes does, the secret to getting bitches is….#RIPTwitter #GoodByeTwitter pic.twitter.com/wBCwrFwPk2
— $kittlez (@YaBoiSkitz) November 18, 2022
Hopping on twitter rn #GoodbyeTwitter #RIPTwitter pic.twitter.com/XyWJ5cxjRH
— The Pro & Con Podcast (@TheProandConPod) November 18, 2022
Influencers on Twitter trying to come to terms with the fact that they have to get a job now 😭 #RIPTwitter #GoodByeTwitter pic.twitter.com/EXtF5d4ALp
— Adam (@FGRAdam) November 18, 2022
Okay but, while people were saying their goodbyes and all that, here’s the latest update:
Twitter is still standing following last night’s user meltdown. pic.twitter.com/44lI19J77i
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) November 18, 2022
So until then, we’re going to have to endure this emotional and mental rollercoaster ride with Twitter.
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