Instagram launches 'Threads' messaging app just for friends
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A Snapchat knockoff for 'close friends' that shares your location data with Mark Zuckerberg? Sign me up!

Facebook-owned Instagram today launched a messaging app that automatically shares your status with your friends based on location, accelerometer, and battery level. The app is available on iOS and Android, is owned by Facebook, and wants to track your location and movement all the time. What could go wrong?

From the Instagram announcement:

Over the last few years, we’ve introduced several...

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