Meta’s Twitter competitor launches on July 6th, according to the App Store

A screenshot of Threads’ App Store listing.
Screenshot by Jay Peters / The Verge

Meta’s Twitter competitor, Threads, is expected to launch on July 6th, according the App Store listing for the app. Threads had showed up on Google Play on Saturday with screenshots and some initial details, and a listing I saw on Google Play didn’t have a release date, so this date from the App Store appears to give us our first official date for when we might be able to download the app.

Here is the official — and brief — description of the app, from the App Store:

Say more with Threads — Instagram’s text-based conversation app

Threads is where communities come together to discuss everything from the topics you care about today to what’ll be trending tomorrow. Whatever it is you’re interested in, you can follow and connect directly…

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