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Will Facebook’s New Threads App Take Over Twitter?

Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has officially launched Threads, a messaging app that aims to compete with Twitter. Within just three months of its launch, Threads has already received 30 million sign-ups, including many prominent accounts.

The app has quickly gained popularity and is currently the top free app on Apple’s App Store. Threads offers a similar format to Twitter, with text-based posts and the ability to have real-time conversations. Users can reply to, repost, and quote others’ posts, as well as share content from Threads directly to Instagram Stories. The app allows for both public and private accounts and has a 500-character limit for messages.

While some users experienced glitches during the initial launch, Threads is now available in 100 countries and over 30 languages on iOS and Android devices. Many believe that Threads could pose a serious threat to Twitter, which has faced criticism in recent times.

Shey Julius Nkuh

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