Facebook's Meta Launches 'Twitter Killer' Social Network Threads

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Facebook's Meta Launches 'Twitter Killer' Social Network ThreadsInstagram maker Meta recently launched a new social media platform called Threads.

An Overview of the News

  • Threads aims to capitalise on the perceived volatility of Twitter, which is currently owned by billionaire Elon Musk.

  • The app is now available in over 100 countries and can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

  • Similar to Twitter, threads allow users to share short text messages that can be liked, reposted, and replied to by other users.

  • Threads does not include direct messaging features, which differentiates it from Twitter.

  • On threads, users can create posts with up to 500 characters and can also share links, photos and videos of up to five minutes.

About Meta

  • Founded - February 2004, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

  • Founder - Mark Zuckerberg

  • Headquarters - Menlo Park, California, United States

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