Sharing our love of underwear, swimwear, and gear at the best of times can be difficult. How many out there have had posts removed, accounts suspended, or even deleted? Mix in the current dumpster fire that is Twitter, and this makes connecting with others and sharing our love of gear much harder. There is a lot I want to say on this topic, and I will do an editor’s desk podcast this weekend and put it out for everyone.

Why is this important?

There are very few places we can go and share openly without violating TOS on services. This includes everyday guys, brands, and stores. It’s frustrating sometimes because even promoting the blog has gotten me into trouble with many social media sites. Adding in the UNB Store complicates issues even more. The last time I was in Vegas, I attended some marketing seminars for small online stores, and 75% of the ideas were ones we couldn’t use in underwear. Why should we water down what we want to promote to suit someone else? We want to normalize underwear.

Where do we go?

When Twitter was sold, I didn’t think it would change much. It’s been two months since the buyout, and things keep getting more chaotic. People are starting to leave and go to other places. It’s sad because it’s been a relatively safe space to share NSFW pics and connect on Twitter (outside of the profile pics and avatars, which UNB was hit for this “violation”). Where do we go? Tumblr is now letting you put up NSFW content again, but no sex acts. Hive is a new service with growing pains, but it seems open and ready to use. Mastodon has been around for. Few years but the learning curve to set up seems odd (I’m setting up an account now).

I’m doing a poll. If you are either leaving Twitter or looking for a backup option just in case, where are you going? I want to create a hub here where I can share info on where guys are going and hopefully find your undies buddies another service should something happen. Take the survey Below


Tim is the founder and editor of Underwear News Briefs. He has been an avid underwear fan since the age of 14! He founded UNB in 2008 and has continued to broaden his underwear love over the years

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