Meta’s Threads App to be a Controversy-Free, News-Free Environment

  • Instagram Head Adam Mosseri wants Threads, a social app designed for ‘public conversations’, to be devoid of real-world politics and hard news.
  • Meta, already averse to news on its apps, is trying to position Threads as a friendly place for online communities which prefer less heated debates.
  • Despite no current ad presence, the company is planning to monetize once it hits 1 billion users and is already pitching to advertisers.
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