Meta launches Twitter 'rival' Threads - BBC NewsJul 06, 2023
Social media giant Meta, owner of Facebook and Instagram, has officially launched its new app. The app will be linked to Instagram and is widely seen as a potential
rivalto Twitter. Meta describes it as a text-based chat app that users will be able to post. Up to 500 characters of text and five minutes of video and images will not be available in the European Union due to regulatory concerns. Our North American technology correspondent James Clayton reported last month that these two tech titans challenged each other to a physical fight. It's not clear if they were joking, but the new
threadsis very serious for Twitter.
He has been branded the Twitter killer. These were my thoughts right after the app went live, so my first thought is very similar to Twitter, very similar, only there seems to be a feed here in terms of Optic, although identical, okay, what it is this? Can you read it? Can you repost, not retweet? I'm reposting this article because of a friend of mine, so I'm reposting it in the story to make it different. You can directly add a story to your Instagram. Yes, this is clearly targeted as a direct competitor on Twitter. I mean, it doesn't take a genius to figure it out.
However, while this is essentially a copy of Twitter, experts say it's a pretty good copy. and one that could be a problem for Elon Musk. I think they should worry. I think they should be very concerned because this is a real challenge for his platform now and it hasn't been a real challenging platform until today. to get better, I think so, I think you will be concerned about how many people are talking about it and how many people are starting to use it. Mark Zuckerberg said that he wanted the app to be used by a billion people and that Twitter had the opportunity. to expand, but had not succeeded, but to some it is a little strange that people frustrated with the way Twitter is run could be turning to a
meta-running platform meta is no stranger to controversy last year, whistleblower France is Haugen said the company had put profits over safety Mr.
Musk tweeted after the launch that it is infinitely preferable to be attacked by strangers on Twitter than to indulge in the false happiness of hiding pain on Instagram, but if this were a fight , it seems that Mark Zuckerberg has had a good first round James Clayton BBC News San Francisco
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