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On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta launched a new social media platform, Threads, which has been dubbed a rival to Elon Musk’s Twitter. While the super-wealthy Tech bosses have agreed to a cage match, the real competition is on the internet. 

Last week, according to an internal memo, Meta unveiled Threads to its staff, with chief product producer Chris Cox referring to it as “our response to Twitter” and stating it had been in the works since January. Cox said the company had been approaching public figures, including Oprah Winfrey and the Dali Lama, to defect to their site and had purportedly gotten feedback that sparked an immediate feud with Musk. Cox wrote:

We’ve been hearing from creators and public figures who are interested in having a platform that is sanely run, that they believe that they can trust and rely upon for distribution.

Musk shot back, tweeting:

Thank goodness they’re so sanely run.

This isn’t the first time that Musk shaded the Meta team for their claim of “sanity” regarding the platform, which is code-named Project 92. In fact, it’s what sparked the cage-match challenge the tech titans have embarked on. 

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