Meta working on a Twitter competitor

The company confirmed it is exploring a standalone decentralized social network for sharing text updates

Mar 13, 2023

Meta, the parent firm of Facebook and Instagram, is hashing out a plan to build a standalone text-based content app that will support ActivityPub, the decentralized social networking protocol powering Twitter rival Mastodon and other federated apps.

The app will be Instagram-branded and will allow users to register/login to the app through their Instagram credentials.

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