After Discovery of Huge Data Breach, Twitter Alternative Hive Goes Offline

Lucas Ropek reports:

Not long after Elon Musk took over Twitter and started doing a whole lot of crazy stuff to the platform, the microblogging app Hive Social saw a huge spike in users. Apparently fed up with Elon’s shit, a bunch of people had decided to try out alternative social media sites—and Hive was one of them. Launched back in 2019, the platform reportedly saw its user base grow by a million users in the course of several weeks. Normally that kind of bump would have been cause for celebration, but Hive wasn’t ready for the huge influx of users—and a host of security issues have now forced it to take its servers offline.

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