Meta’s “friendly” threads collide with the hostile internet

Mark Zuckerberg has launched Meta’s Twitter app, Threads, as a “friendly” haven for online public discourse, framing it in stark distinction to the more adversarial Twitter owned by billionaire Elon Musk. “We’re definitely focusing on kindness and making this a friendly place,” Meta CEO Zuckerberg said Wednesday, shortly after the service launched. Maintaining that idealistic … Read more