Threads is working on a new feature that will allow you to delete your account without destroying your Instagram account, but it didn't win&# 8217 I won't be ready anytime soon. Meanwhile, new data predicts that Meta will become a competitor to X (formerly Twitter) by the end of the year.
Threads In the summer when it launched, it broke internet records and registered 100 million users in just a few days. The launch saw Threads surpass ChatGPT as the fastest service to reach 100 million users.
As an Instagram offshoot, Threads benefited by offering one-click account creation for the new service to anyone who was already using it. Instagram account.
Instagram-related topics currently mean that you can't delete one account without deleting another. Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, believes it can turn things around before the end of the year.
TechCrunch reports that the Threads team expects standalone account removal to be ready for release in December. For now, the only solution is to temporarily deactivate your Threads account, make it private, or delete your Instagram account as well.
Additionally, new data shows that Threads still has a lot of work to do. The project itself will begin in 2024. CNBC reports that data from Inside Intelligence shows that Threads will surpass Tumblr as the most popular social media app in the US by the end of the year. The analytics firm doesn't expect that to change until 2025.
Although Threads quickly reached 100 million users, the analytics firm predicts Threads will have 23.7 million active users in the U.S. by the end of the year. year. On the other hand, the X Thread target will have 56.1 million concurrent active users in the US.
Perhaps these are the numbers you would expect from a social network six months ago compared to ten years ago. Outside the US, Meta faces the additional challenge of launching Threads in the EU. The company has decided not to allow account creation in the EU at this time due to increased privacy standards.