According to the news of the BBC, Threads, which started to be available on the App Store and Google Play Store in 100 countries on July 5, reached a record level of users in a short time.
Threads became the new owner of the record broken by Open AI’s Chat GPT application.
Threads reached 100 million users in less than 5 days.
The application is not yet available in the Union countries due to the data privacy legislation of the European Union (EU).
Threads was launched on Wednesday.
Meta launched the new social media platform Threads, a rival to Twitter, on July 5th.
In a statement about Threads, whose interface is similar to Twitter, Meta reported that Threads is a new application created by the Instagram team to share text content and participate in public chats.
In the statement, which stated that the character limit is 500 on the new platform, it was noted that links, photos and 5-minute videos can also be shared.
Twitter threatened to sue Meta over Threads
While Threads attracted great interest after its launch, Twitter warned of taking legal action against Meta because of Threads.
In a letter to Zuckerberg, Twitter’s attorney, Alex Spiro, expressed serious concern that Meta is systematically, deliberately and illegally misusing Twitter’s trade secrets and other intellectual property.
Pointing out that Meta hired former Twitter employees last year, Spiro claimed that the company deliberately commissioned these employees to develop Meta’s “emulated” Threads application within a few months.
Twitter owner Elon Musk also shared on Twitter, “Competition is good, not cheating.” had evaluated.
Meta’s Director of Communications Andy Stone, in response to Twitter’s lawyer’s letter, stated that no one on Threads’ engineering team is a former Twitter employee.