The introduction of the Threads (app), a new platform by Meta, has sparked a flurry of memes on social media, depicting Twitter as dead in the wake of its rival’s arrival. Read more.
Users have humorously dubbed Threads the “killer” of the popular microblogging site, attributing its launch to Twitter’s downfall.
With its remarkably similar layout and purpose, Threads is Meta’s ambitious venture to compete directly with Twitter by offering a platform for real-time online conversations. This move signifies a notable effort to challenge Twitter’s long-standing reputation as the go-to platform for facilitating instantaneous discussions.
Amidst Twitter’s challenges, such as recent outages and the temporary imposition of tweet consumption limits, the timing of Threads’ debut is particularly significant. Users have seized the opportunity to express their reactions to the launch.
Here are some memes across various social media platforms.
As Meta, the parent company of Facebook, ventures into real-time conversation platforms, the competition between Threads and Twitter is expected to intensify, reshaping the landscape of online discourse.
Read more: Meta Aims at Twitter with New Threads App.