Mark Zuckerberg’s first ‘playful’ tweet at Elon Musk in 11 Years

After greater than a decade, Mark Zuckerberg posted his first tweet in a playful jab at Elon Musk on the day the Meta Platforms Inc founder rolled out a much-anticipated Twitter substitute ‘Threads app’.

Meta’s Instagram on Wednesday formally unveiled Threads which is taken into account probably the most potent menace to the struggling social media service Elon Musk owns. Zuckerberg’s tweet was his first since 2012 and comes days after Musk challenged the Meta founder to a cage struggle.

Hours after the ‘Threads launch’, Zuckerberg shared a photograph of similar Spider-Males going through off in a tweet. Check out the picture under,

Mark Zuckerberg's first tweet after over a decade.

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Mark Zuckerberg’s first tweet after over a decade.

Threads, the newly unveiled app by Instagram, gives customers the power to share textual content, and hyperlinks, and have interaction in conversations by replying to or reposting messages from fellow customers.

Notably, the app permits customers to seamlessly switch their current follower lists and account names from Instagram, Meta’s widespread picture and video-sharing platform with a person base exceeding 2 billion, which incorporates famend manufacturers, celebrities, and content material creators.

“There needs to be a public conversations app with 1 billion-plus folks on it,” Meta Chief Govt Officer Mark Zuckerberg mentioned Wednesday in a submit on Threads. “Twitter has had the chance to do that however hasn’t nailed it. Hopefully we are going to.”

A lot of Instagram’s influential customers have been asking the corporate to make a text-based app, based on Connor Hayes, a vice chairman of merchandise.

Meta-owned platforms Instagram and Fb have gained a fame for his or her monitor file of emulating merchandise from rising web opponents, which has confirmed to be remarkably profitable. 

Instagram’s Reels characteristic was developed as a direct rival to the favored viral video app TikTok, whereas its Tales characteristic was launched following the rise of Snap Inc.’s Snapchat, which gives disappearing posts.

Meta’s earlier apps have not directly competed with Twitter by attracting information publishers, politicians, and outstanding people to prioritize posting on their platforms as an alternative. This technique aimed to seize person consideration and engagement.

Nonetheless, the launch of Threads signifies a major milestone for Meta, as it’s the first time the corporate is straight introducing a Twitter-like software, explicitly focusing on the microblogging big’s performance and person base.

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Up to date: 06 Jul 2023, 08:59 AM IST