Mark Zuckerberg, the owner of the social media platform Meta, has launched his new app called Threads. This app is linked with Instagram and is being referred to as the ‘Twitter killer’ because it is a text-based conversation application as well. Users can log into Threads using their Instagram accounts and can follow users on Threads who they already follow on Instagram.
The Threads app can be downloaded for free on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store in more than 100 countries. People can post threads of up to 500 characters and share links, photos, and videos on this app. Videos can be up to 5 minutes long. Instagram’s head Adam Mosseri revealed that Meta aimed to compete with Twitter in terms of “instability” and “uncertainty.”
Threads has received positive responses from users. Within just four hours of its launch, it garnered 5 million sign-ups. Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, disclosed that Threads had gained 100 million sign-ups within the first 7 hours of its launch.
The Threads app can be downloaded for free on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store in more than 100 countries. However, due to regulatory concerns, the app has not been launched in the European Union. People can post threads of up to 500 characters and share links, photos, and videos on this app. Videos can be up to 5 minutes long.
Process of Using Threads
- Find ‘Threads’ on Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
- Download Threads for free from the app store or within the Instagram application.
- Log in to the application using your Instagram account username.
- Customize your Threads profile by adding a bio and a link.
- You can also import your bio and link from Instagram.
- Choose between a public or private profile for privacy settings.
- You can also follow the same people who follow you on Instagram on Threads.
- Click further if you don’t want to follow someone.
- Threads application is now ready for use.
Engage in Discussions: Community Current and Trending Topics
This new application allows you to engage in discussions on current affairs and trending topics simultaneously. You can connect with your favorite creators and share your thoughts and opinions. This application gathers your personal information, including contact details, to enhance your experience.
Threads App is the Reason Behind the Feud Between Musk and Zuckerberg
In the past, Meta had discussed launching a platform like Twitter. Later, Daily Mail published a headline stating that Jack Dorsey’s master plan to end Twitter had emerged. This report was shared on Twitter. In response to the related conversation, Musk threw a sarcastic remark at Jack, which Jack accepted.
Fights Can Be Held in Either the Las Vegas Octagon or the Roman Colosseum
Initially, Musk announced that the fight would take place at the Vegas Octagon. Later, he mentioned that this fight could also happen at the Roman Colosseum. However, no details have been revealed regarding when this fight will take place. Both Musk and Zuckerberg have started their training for the fight. Training photos and videos were released, featuring Musk sparring with AI researcher Lex Fridman.
Mask Has Made Many Changes on Twitter
In the year Elon Musk went, i.e., in 2022, he joined Twitter. Since then, he has made many changes on Twitter. The biggest change he made was regarding the blue tick. Now, only users who have a paid blue subscription will get this tick. Apart from this, Musk has also increased the character limit to 25,000, which was previously 280.
The Limit to Read Posts on Twitter
Recently, he has also relaxed the limit to read Twitter posts. For verification, the limit has been increased to 10,000, 1,000 for old unverified users, and 500 for new verified users. However, it has been mentioned that this decision is temporary. At this time, there is no limit on reading posts in the new application metadata.
Threads, a new app launched by Meta, has gained 100 million users within 7 hours of its launch. Dubbed the “Twitter killer,” Threads allows users to engage in text-based conversations and is linked with Instagram. The app is available for free download in over 100 countries and supports posts of up to 500 characters, along with links, photos, and 5-minute videos. However, it has not been released in the European Union due to regulatory concerns. The app has received positive responses, and its success has contributed to a playful feud between Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk. Musk has made changes to Twitter, including modifying the blue tick verification system and adjusting the post reading limit temporarily.