Threads, the rival of Twitter, achieves 10 million users in the first hours

The new social network Threads was released this July 5 and the CEO of Meta, mark zuckerbergstated Wednesday night that more than 10 million people signed up to join the app that seeks to rival Twitter and the recent measures taken by Elon Musk.

The report of Zuckerberg considered only the first seven hours of launch. only in the first four hours the application had already achieved five million records, not only in the United States but also in Mexico.

in the opinion of the CEO of Goal the intention is not to reach the number of Twitter in a few days, but to generate more users at a rate that allows reaching “more than a billion people”this before sending a hint to Elon Musk pointing out that they had the way to do itbut politics have prevented them from achieving it.

“Twitter has had the opportunity to do this, but hasn’t succeeded. Hopefully, we will, “said the also creator of Facebook.

Threads allows users to sign up for the app and complete your profile and follow lists using their Instagram accounts.

In a comment Wednesday night, before Zuckerberg’s boast about the 5 million, then the 10 million users de Threads, Musk criticized that it was “infinitely preferable to be attacked by strangers on Twitter, than enjoy false happiness to hide the pain on Instagram ».

Threads is now available in 100 countries, with major exception in the European Union.

BBC reported that there is criticism from competitors due to the large amount of data can absorb the app by being linked to Instagram leaving information exposed information, navigation links, financial statements, among others, this thanks to the information which is noticed in the Apple App Store.