Threads in the newest social app launched by Instagram. Inc on 6th July 2023.
Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook.Inc (now Meta) has introduced “Threads” claiming as a “New way for a conversation on Instagram“.
But just using the I feels that it’s a Twitter-like social platform, with short posts and images.
You can log in to THREADS with your existing Instagram account. After login, you will be asked to import data from your Instagram account, such as the following, Bio, Profile Picture.
Posts on Threads can be shared to Instagram and vice versa and may contain links, images, and five-minute videos. You can post Texts with 500 characters.
Media attention has centered on Meta’s connections to Instagram, some investors have called the program a “Twitter killer” due to its resemblance to Twitter.
But, it’s sad that Threads doesn’t immediately copy Twitter’s best feature: a clean timeline free of algorithmic clutter.
Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, called the new app an “initial version”, with extra features planned including the ability to interact with people on other social media apps like Mastodon.