Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan is assistant professor of information science at the University of Colorado Boulder.


A social media expert explains how Mastodon works and why it won’t be a new Twitter

By: - November 14, 2022

This commentary originally appeared in The Conversation. In the wake of Elon Musk’s noisy takeover of Twitter, people have been looking for alternatives to the increasingly toxic microblogging social media platform. Many of those fleeing or hedging their bets have turned to Mastodon, which has attracted hundreds of thousands of new users since Twitter’s acquisition. […]