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Meta's 'Twitter killer' app is coming

By Mike Isaac

04 Jul 2023 · 3 min read

informed Summary

  1. Meta, the company that owns Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, is launching a new app called Threads, which is aimed at competing with Twitter. The app, which is connected to Instagram, is designed to function much like Twitter, emphasizing public conversations.

SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg has long wanted to dislodge Twitter and provide the central place for public conversation online. Yet Twitter has remained stubbornly irreplaceable.

That hasn’t stopped Zuckerberg.

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