Meta’s Threads has been one of the most serious competitors to Twitter, and it’s seeing explosive growth as well. Meta’s new social media platform reached 100 million users in five days, which is crazy no matter how you look at it. Granted, much of the steam came from its deep integration with Instagram, but it’s still an insane milestone. But with Threads now a few weeks old, how does it actually compare to Twitter? Which microblogging social media platform should you prefer? We explore in this Threads vs Twitter faceoff!

Threads vs Twitter: What is the same?

Both Threads and Twitter are text-focused social media platforms that build on the foundation of microblogging. While both platforms can be used to post photos and videos, the primary currency of the content is text-based.