BTS ARMYs Are Moving From Twitter To Tumblr

Many fear the bird app will break.

BTS ARMYs are leaving Twitter for Tumblr.

BTS’s Jungkook (left) and V (right) | Weverse

It’s all because of Elon Musk, the American–South African–Canadian entrepreneur, investor, and business magnate.

Elon Musk is the founder, CEO, and Chief Engineer at SpaceX; early-stage investor, CEO, and Product Architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI.

And ever since he bought Twitter, it’s been chaotic, to put it nicely.

Many Twitter employees have been fired since, and all office buildings have been closed.

So, it was reported that Twitter could not only slow down but straight-up “break” as a result.

Twitter users have panicked, afraid that the social media app will crush and never be restored. Many are looking for alternatives.

For K-Pop stans who have long called Twitter home, including BTS’s fandom ARMY, are looking to the American microblogging and social networking website Tumblr. It was founded by David Karp in 2007 and is currently owned by Automattic. Tumblr used to be especially popular among fandom communities about a decade ago. Now, it looks like it’s making a comeback.

Logo | Tumblr.

ARMYs are some of the many people looking to Tumblr for hope in maintaining the community they had grown on Twitter.

#armytotumblr is now trending as ARMYs share their Tumblr URLs to reconnect with their Twitter moots on the different platform.

Shortly after Twitter users migrated to Tumblr, the site did go down, which is ironic since the whole reason for switching from one application to the next was out of concern for the bird app going down.

That’s not the only concern about Tumblr. Some K-Pop fans who have been Tumblr users for a long time have expressed the desire to keep known Twitter activities such as voting and streaming off the site.

However, there are no official rules against such things on Tumblr. The site is all for enjoying one’s hobbies, fandom, interests, etc. Anyone can do what they want.

Yet, this isn’t the first time ARMYs talked about leaving Twitter. Previously, when it was first announced that Musk would acquire Twitter, the fandom had become more active on the HYBE platform Weverse.

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