Meta looks to target Twitter with a rival app called Threads
July 5, 2023
LONDON (AP) — Meta is poised to unveil a new app that appears to mimic Twitter — a direct challenge to the social media platform owned by Elon Musk.
A listing for the app, called Threads, appeared on Apple's App Store, indicating it would debut as early as Thursday. It is billed as a "text-based conversation app" that is linked to Instagram, with the listing teasing a Twitter-like microblogging experience.
"Threads is where communities come together to discuss everything from the topics you care about today to what'll be trending tomorrow," it said.
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