As soon as the Meta company launched the Threads application, which is very similar to Twitter, the competition began to intensify between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, as Musk accused the Meta company of cheating and stealing other intellectual property, confirming his intention to file a lawsuit against Meta.
The “Threads” application launched by the “Meta” company attracted more than 30 million subscribers in the first 18 hours of its launch, to be the first real threat to the “Twitter” application owned by Elon Musk, as “Threads” took advantage of its ability to reach billions of Instagram users and its appearance. similar to the competition.
Threads, which has been dubbed the “Twitter killer”, topped the free apps on Apple’s App Store in Britain and the United States. The launch of the app comes after Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Musk exchanged criticism for months, but also expressed their willingness to fight a real-life mixed martial arts match in Las Vegas.
Twitter publicly threatened to sue Meta Platforms, accusing it of systematic and illegal theft of trade secrets after launching its new platform. Twitter’s lawyer claimed that Meta deliberately used former employees of Elon Musk’s company to imitate and clone the application, warning against transferring Twitter secrets to Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta. While a spokesperson for the Threads application confirmed that the platform does not have any employee from the team of engineers who used to work at Twitter.