More and more people are interested in alternatives to Twitter, cause platform management by Elon Musk Although alternatives such as Mastodon or Bluesky already exist, Meta also wants to launch a new platform The project has already been confirmed, but new information has recently been leaked After Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover of the alternative, the little blue bird had a small moment of glory. A decentralized alternative to Mastdon, for example, hosted a number record new users. And now the Bluesky platform is starting to attract a few celebrities. Another competitor to Twitter may also appear this year thanks to a new Instagram project. Meta, parent company of the network social, has already confirmed the existence of this project. And today it plans to replace Twitter are becoming increasingly clear. Recall that it was in March that the media learned about the existence of this project, which was confirmed by Meta. And a few days ago, our colleagues from TechCrunch shared new information. US media claims they have been able to access an email shared by Instagram with some creators that is reminiscent of new rival Twitter. According to this document, the launch was supposed to take place this summer.
What will this Twitter competitor look like?
Specifically, it will be a separate application from Instagram, focused on text format, like Twitter. However, despite being a new app, it will be linked to Instagram. Indeed, users will connect to the new app using their Instagram accounts. And the users of this application, including on does not yet know the final name, they will also be asked to follow people they already follow on Instagram. The new application will support the ActivityPub decentralized protocol. And hence it will be compatible with the Mastodon platform. In other words, if you use this new platform, you should be able to interact with users of other decentralized platforms using this protocol. Texts could be up to 500 characters long and in addition to these texts, users could also share photos5-minute videos maximumas well as links. And like any network social self-respecting, there will be a news feed, which should be very similar to the one offered by Twitter. Moreover, the network is already walking screenshots.
You spend work days on TikTok exclusive and gets no attention. You get a synopsis on Instagram new text app and it blows up. Publication of all titles below track of coverage *didn’t even mean to lead my newsletter with this is 😅 peak.twitter.com/QIdLwDANsq — Leah Haberman (@liahaberman) May 20, 2023
Instagram is betting on creators
To ensure the success of this new project, codenamed P92, Instagram relies on its creators. In general, the network social invites influencers to be among the first users of this new Twitter alternative. The meta is especially aimed at people working in the film world. But at the moment Meta is very cautious about this project. The band just confirmed that they are working on it, via this is a statement he gave to the MoneyControl website in March: “We are looking into the network social offline decentralized to exchange text updates. We believe there is an opportunity for a separate space where creators and public figures can share timely news about their interests.” Otherwise, as noted by Matt Navara, an analyst specializing in social networks, a duel is being prepared between Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk.
@elonmusk Ready for TO new battle with Zuk? — Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) May 12, 2023
In any case, this information is leaking so far, from son moreover, Twitter is about to enter a new chapter. As we mentioned in the previous article, Elon Musk will leave son the position of CEO of Twitter and entrust the reins to the little blue bird to another person.