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Why has Threads, Meta’s answer to Twitter, not launched in the EU?


Meta’s new app has been listed in the US and the UK, but has no foreseeable launch date in the EU yet as the company worries about the bloc’s privacy regulations.

Added on the 06/07/2023 13:51:14 - Copyright : Euronews EN

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