As Mrs. Epstein left Twitter at the end of 2022, Mr. Tiwari had been silent on most WordPress matters for a few months.
He did begin the year complaining to people who liked Tumblr, repeating the disinformation that Tumblr was for porn.
On the 18th of February, the postponed (pre pandemic) WordCamp Asia finally took place. Per usual, Matt’s appearance was heralded by asking people for AMA (ask me anything) questions for his talk. Mr. Tiwari replied twice:
While Mr. Tiwari claims to have had recent rejections of plugins, to the best knowledge of the team, there have been no new submissions from him. This suggests that, even if he did submit, the rejections were solely on the merit of his submission.
His second tweet was a follow up:
“Sort of stubborn kid” indeed.
But, more or less, relatively quiet.
In March, Mrs. Epstein announced her impending departure from the plugin team, and this had not yet been noticed by Mr. Tiwari. Instead he concentrated on #wp20:
His followup reply was less pointed at plugins:
Who has created this logo?? If u would have paid someone 5$ at fiverr they would have created much better logo. I know u guys don’t take feedback positively so its ur wish but ask anyone. The logo u r showing any 1st standard kid will create better.
In April, most of Mr. Tiwari’s complaints were over things like an exploding birthday cake and being banned by WhatsApp.
As evidence in the screenshot, Mr. Tiwari again says he was given “no reason” for his ban.
For some reason, he has also begun DMing people.
WordPress turned 20 on May 27th. As part of the pre-birthday celebration, Automattic tweeted
Outside of this document, Mrs. Epstein has not addressed Mr. Tiwari in years, nor does she have any plans to do so.