Kim Kardashian, Shakira, Oprah Winfrey, Kourtney Kardashian, Will Smith and Jennifer Lopez have been distinguished amongst over one million individuals who joined Meta’s Twitter rival, Threads, inside ours after it was launched.
The celebrities have already racked up tens of hundreds of followers shortly after organising their accounts on the brand new app which has been referred to as Twitter killer by Mark Zuckerberg.
Jack Harlow, Zayn Malik, Gordon Ramsay, Karlie Kloss, Liam Payne, Ellie Goulding, and the Dalai Lama have additionally been seen logging on the app.
J.Lo has additionally joined in posting her first threads, writing: “Hola Threads! What ought to we thread about first?!”, adopted by “Can’t get sufficient of your threads”.
Greater than 10 million individuals have signed as much as Threads, Meta´s rival to Twitter, inside the first few hours of its launch, the corporate´s CEO Mark Zuckerberg mentioned Thursday.
The app went dwell on Apple and Android app shops in 100 international locations at 2300 GMT on Wednesday, and can run with no adverts for now, however its launch in Europe has been delayed over information privateness issues.
Threads is the largest challenger but to Elon Musk-owned Twitter, which has seen a sequence of potential opponents emerge however not but substitute one of many world´s largest social media platforms, regardless of its struggles.
“10 million signal ups in seven hours,” Zuckerberg wrote on his official Threads account Thursday.
Accounts have been already energetic for celebrities reminiscent of Jennifer Lopez, Shakira and Hugh Jackman, in addition to media retailers together with The Washington Publish and The Economist.
Zuckerberg additionally provided a shot throughout the bow at Musk — the pair are identified to be bitter rivals, and have provided to wrestle it out in a cage struggle.
In his first tweet in over a decade, Zuckerberg posted a Spiderman pointing at Spiderman meme in an obvious reference to the similarities between Threads
On Threads, he wrote: “It´ll take a while, however I believe there must be a public conversations app with 1 billion+ individuals on it. Twitter has had the chance to do that however hasn´t nailed it. Hopefully we’ll.”
Twitter has mentioned it has greater than 200 million every day customers.