‘Near Zero Privacy’: Threads Enrages Users Over Mass Data Collection

  • Meta’s Twitter rival “Threads” has already enraged social media after it was discovered that the new “sharing with text” platform asks users to hand over even more data than its competitor, including financial and health information.
  • Reporter Michael Shellenberger warned that the new creation from Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has “near zero privacy” and said Congress must either break up Meta or mandate transparency as a condition of the company’s Section 230 protections.
  • “Mark Zuckerberg says he’s not thinking about monetization of users on his Twitter clone, Threads, but that’s a lie. His business model is selling our data to advertisers,” he tweeted Thursday.
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