A note of caution about signing up for Threads

Twitter has become such  a mess that  it is  not surprising that there has been a rush of sign-ons for the new service offered by  Meta to compete in that space.

But note the following language in  the Supplemental Privacy Policy You may deactivate your Threads profile at any time, but your Threads profile can only be deleted by deleting your Instagram account.


Meta is “looking into” a way to decouple deactivation of the Threads profile from the deletion of one’s Instagram profile.  Meanwhile, Meta  suggests deactivating the Threads account itself, which is says can be done without deleting the Instagram account/

This more positive look at what Threads represents from Mike  Masnick at Techdirt.

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