Meta confirms blocking Europeans from using Threads via VPN
Instagram launched Threads in October 2019 as a standalone app to chat with Instagram Close Friends, but that app is unavailable now since Meta launched a new Threads app last week as its Twitter competitor. It's available in over 100 countries, including the US and UK, but not in Europe. And you can't even use it in Europe via VPN since Meta has confirmed that it's blocking users in European countries from using Threads via VPN, resulting in profiles and content not loading and notifications not working.
“Threads is currently unavailable in most European countries and we have taken further measures to prevent people from those countries accessing threads. Europe continues to be a very important market for Meta and we hope to be able to bring Threads to more countries in the future,” said Meta.
Threads racked up 100 million users within a week of launch, and its expansion to European countries would only increase that number. However, chances are you won't be able to download it in the Old Continent anytime soon, likely due to the upcoming Digital Markets Act (DMA).
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