Ims Twitter competitor appeared in screenshots

I******m’s Twitter competitor appeared in screenshots

Leaked marketing materials and slides reveal details of a new app from Instagram developers*. The new “Text” app lets you create Twitter-style posts and publish them to the posts feed.

    Image Credit: Lia Haberman

Image source: Lia Haberman

The development does not yet have its own name, instead it is simply called “Instagram’s new text application”.* for conversations.” Users can log into the app with their Instagram credentials*, while followers and account information are migrated from the main app. The app has a feed and the ability to create text messages of up to 500 characters with attached links, photos, and videos.

Judging by the two leaked screenshots, the app looks pretty much like Instagram shuffling* and Twitter together. And meta*Of course, it offers content moderation settings right from the start, so you can control who can reply to your messages and mention your account. Even the list of users blocked by you on Instagram will be carried over*.

But perhaps most important is the new Instagram texting app* will have an element of decentralization. “Soon our app will be compatible with some others like Mastodon“, it says on the Instagram slide*. Mastodon is a social network in which ToEach server is a completely independent entity that can interact with others to form a global social network“. Depending on your privacy settings, app users can browse, follow, and interact with your profile and content.

When the app is released to the general public, it will surely bring more popularity to the main Instagram app.*. Since Elon Musk bought Twitter, the microblogging service has continued to decline in popularity and many people are looking for a new place to exchange short messages and notes. Platforms like Mastodon and Bluesky have gained popularity, but so has the Instagram texting app* could allow people who already have followers on the platform to just keep posting there without having to look elsewhere for followers.

company meta* did not comment on the leak. In March, the company issued a statement of its intentions:We are exploring the possibility of creating a separate decentralized social network for sharing text updates. We believe there is a way to create a space where users and public figures can exchange updates on their interests.“.

* It is included in the list of public associations and religious organizations for which the court made a final decision to dissolve or prohibit activities on the grounds provided for in Federal Law No. 114-FZ of July 25. 2002 “On Countering Extremist Activities”.


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Robbie Elmers

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