Meta, the owner of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, launched Threads, a new social media platform that rivals Twitter.
The number of subscribers to Threads exceeded 30 million in its first day.
“It feels like the start of something special, but we still have a lot of work ahead of us to improve the app,” said Mark Zuckerberg.
Twitter threatened to sue Meta over the similarity of the Threads app.
“Competition is good but not cheating”
“They made a copy of Twitter by hiring ex-employees who had access to confidential information,” said Alex Spizo, attorney for Twitter.
Twitter owner Elon Musk gave a scathing response to Mark Zuckerberg to a news on social media that allegedly would sue Meta:
“Competition is good, but cheating is not good,” Musk said. said.
Competition is fine, cheating is not
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 6, 2023
What is the Threads app?
Users can log in to the new platform through their Instagram accounts.
Experts say that Threads may attract Twitter users who are unhappy with the latest changes to the platform.
In the statement, which stated that the character limit is 500 on the new platform, it was noted that links, photos and 5-minute videos can also be shared.
In the statement, it was announced that Threads is available for iOS and Android in more than 100 countries, and the application can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play Store in these countries.