Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tech News

Threads hits 175 million users after a year

An image showing the Threads logo
Illustration: The Verge

A year and a half ago, Threads was but a twinkle in Mark Zuckerberg’s eye.

Now, the rival to Elon Musk’s X has reached more than 175 million monthly active users, the Meta CEO announced on Wednesday.

His announcement comes as Threads is about to hit its one-year anniversary. Back when it arrived in the App Store on July 5th, 2023, Musk was taking a wrecking ball to the service formerly called Twitter and goading Zuckerberg into a literal cage match that never happened. A year later, Threads is still growing at a steady clip — albeit not as quickly as its huge launch — while Musk hasn’t shared comparable metrics for X since he took over.

As with any social network, and especially for Threads, monthly users only tell part of the growth…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like


The GOP is blasting President Biden’s campaign over an ‘out-of-touch’ memo warning that former President Trump’s re-election could mean the end of one of...

Tech News

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Paramount has removed Bob Bakish as CEO — and it doesn’t have plans to fill the role....

Tech News

Image: Samsung Microsoft announced a whole passel of Copilot Plus PCs at its Surface event on Monday, and Samsung’s entries are a 14-inch laptop...

Editor's Pick

It was a truncated day for the markets; over the past four trading sessions, the Indian equities continued to edge higher and ended on...