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META Launches Twitter Competitor “Threads” As Instagram Offshoot

META has launched an offshoot of Instagram called “Threads” which is meant to be a direct Twitter competitor. 30 million users have already signed up to use the platform. Influencers and news media alike have joined in on the marketing campaign to push “Threads” into the hands of Instagram’s existing 2.35 billion users and more. Some new adopters of the platform are already complaining about heavy censorship which was already an issue on Facebook and Instagram. Twitter, on the other hand, does not have the issue of censorship as most big tech platforms ever since Elon Musk took the company over.

SOURCES:

Threads: Everything to know about Instagram’s app to rival Twitter | CNN Business

Twitter killer: What you need to know about Instagram’s Threads – Vox

Threads: What to Know About Instagram’s ‘Twitter Killer’ App – The New York Times

What to know about Threads, Instagram’s Twitter clone, and how to get started – The Washington Post

Twitter CEO Linda Yaccarino Subtweets New Rival Threads, Saying Elon Musk’s Platform Is “Often Imitated” But “Can Never Be Duplicated” – Deadline

People cannot leave Instagram’s Threads app without deleting their complete account, rules warn | The Independent

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