Threads, Meta’s Twitter clone, starts launch countdown, plus a few details on how it works

Ahead of the app’s launch later this week, Meta has launched a landing page for its Twitter competitor, “Threads,” counting down to the service’s launch.

In recent weeks, Twitter has effected multiple changes that severely affect the day-to-day experience, including a daily limit on tweets viewed and an upcoming limitation of TweetDeck to only paid users. According to the latest reporting, this has led Meta to bump up the launch date for its own microblogging app, Threads, which was originally poised to debut at the end of the month.

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