Meta launched the Threads app yesterday to rival Twitter, and within seven hours of the app’s launch, more than ten million people have signed up to the platform. Now within 24 hours Elon Musk has threatened legal action against Meta.
Threads app was launched yesterday
Users were fed up and upset with the changes and new rules on Twitter for the past several years, yesterday Mark Zuckerberg launched the Threads app to compete with Twitter, which was successful. The Threads app became popular in a day and celebrities, politicians and common citizens from India and abroad joined it. However, within 24 hours of the launch of the text-based Threads app, Elon Musk threatened legal action against Meta.
Twitter will take legal action against Meta
Twitter has threatened legal action against Meta over its new text-based app Threads, according to a report in sources citing a letter sent by Twitter lawyer Alex Spiro to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. According to the report, Twitter’s representative attorney Alex Spiro accused Meta of illegally using Twitter’s trade secrets and other things by hiring former Twitter employees to build copycat apps.
Twitter’s alternative Threads app
The app was launched at a time when people were looking for an alternative to Twitter to avoid many unwanted changes in the platform after its acquisition by Elon Musk for $44 billion last year.