Facebook is coming out with a Twitter competitor
· Jun 9, 2023 · NottheBee.com

Okay, y'all know how crazy it's gotten over at Twitter, right?

They're no longer blocking stories about Joe Biden's drug-addled, sex-addicted, gun-toting son's laptops, they've started allowing people to share photos of what actual "gender-affirming care" looks like – it's just absolute anarchy over there and nobody has a grasp on the proper mainstream narrative approved by the Party.

Very scary and problematic.

So what is Zuckerberg to do? You already know.

Meta – Facebook and Instagram's parent company – is coming out with its very own competitor to Twitter, which will definitely have censorship and keep people safe from reality.

Long story short: Meta is creating a copycat site which looks almost exactly like Twitter.

Man, I feel so much safer now, don't you?

The forthcoming app, which, in the meeting today, Meta chief product officer Chris Cox called "our response to Twitter," will use Instagram's account system to automatically populate a user's information. The internal codename for the app is "Project 92," and its public name could be Threads, based on internal documents also seen by The Verge.

"We've been hearing from creators and public figures who are interested in having a platform that is sanely run, that they believe that they can trust and rely upon for distribution," Cox said, throwing direct shade at Elon Musk's handling of Twitter, to cheers from the audience. He said the company's goal for the app was "safety, ease of use, reliability" and making sure that creators have a "stable place to build and grow their audiences."

Look, I get it, people hate Elon Musk. He's not really what they're looking for in a tech leader slash world's richest person. He lets people speak freely, and that, in today's day and age, is a sin.

As for Meta and their game of copycat:

Meta's alternative has the potential to be very different, primarily because the company is very good at copying things. Although it may inspire annoyance or outage with its copied products at first, such as when it ripped off Stories from Snapchat and blatantly launched Reels to compete with TikTok, millions upon millions inevitably succumb and decide Meta's versions aren't so bad.

Par for the course for Facebook here.

And it looks like libs are finally going to have their safe space back.

Well, good for them.

If they need to be babysat by Big Brother Mark Zuckerberg, then that's fine with me.


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