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Facebook launches Instagram Threads chat app

Friday 4 October 2019 | 10:04 CET | News
Facebook has launched a new camera-based messaging app called Threads on its Instagram platform, confirming earlier reports. The app is designed as an alternative to rival Snapchat's photo messaging service, focusing on rapid-fire camera and text messaging within a small group of friends. Threads users can upload their status via emojis, as well as sharing location and battery status with their close friends on Instagram. Only people in the user's Instagram Close Friends list show up in Threads, which is intended as a "dedicated space" with privacy in mind, so that users can feel comfortable

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Companies: Facebook / Instagram
Countries: World
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