Considering so many people are leaving the major Social Media plates for "alternatives" has me wondering how real the alternatives are.
All of the choices people are making that I've seen is like swapping Walmart out for Meijer.
Seems to me better to think local and distributed and decentralized.
Consider the following advice for real world crowd control and think about how you would apply it to the virtual world if you thought there was a need to break up crowds in virtual space. How would you do it?