@rdarrenstanley I'd say it depends on what one's goals are. I still maintain accounts on centralised commercial social media platforms, but I'm hopeful that more and more people will find their way to the Fediverse and eventually they'll become unnecessary.
And yes, that's a reference to Academic Twitter: https://stevefoerster.com/academic-twitter-is-for-the-birds/
@stevefoerster Thanks so much for sharing this with me, Steve. It's rather mindblowing how my world view of what is available at my virtual finger tips is growing so vastly!