Twitter, since the purchase by tycoon Elon Musk and the thousands of layoffs, is not going through its best moment. Controversies with the media or the double check have not helped either. Hence, the rest of the big technology companies are beginning to prick up their ears at the possibility of taking over such an important market niche. At least that is the idea of Mark Zuckerberg and Meta, the company behind Facebook, under the code name of Barcelona.

A few days ago we contemplated the beginning of a new collapse for Twitter after Elon Musk dynamited one of the platform’s most important foundations in the quest to generate more revenue. He tried to charge for the identity verification badges of celebrities, celebrities and strategic characters that by principle are one of the main bases of attraction and interaction for other users. This move, together with the explosion of his mega Starship rocket with SpaceX and the plummeting shares of Tesla Motors ended up causing Musk to have losses of almost 13 billion dollars.

Barcelona would be Meta and Mark Zuckerberg’s app generated to replace Twitter and beat Elon Musk. Reuters news agency has released leaked details of the most recent project developed inside Meta, Mark Zuckerberg’s company that also encompasses Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook.

Although right now the experimental use of Barcelona is limited to a very small group of users, it seems that some details have already transcended. For starters, the maximum number of characters allowed by the application will be 500 and everything suggests that it will also be possible to write threads. Although Barcelona will function as a decentralized social network, it will be specially integrated with Instagram, in fact it is believed that the publication of content can be done simultaneously in both networks as well as the use of the same username.

According to software engineer Alessandro Paluzzi, who has leaked information from what was initially known as Project 92, Barcelona could be the final name of the application, “in the menu it has been renamed Barcelona, so apparently it is not the codename but the real name of the new application.”

According to the information, Meta is “exploring a standalone decentralized social network for sharing text updates. We believe there is an opportunity for a separate space where creators and public figures can share timely updates about their interests.”

The description seems to fit perfectly with what Twitter is all about, adding to rumors circulating since last month about the creation of a new social network with those features, which Paluzzi has ironically leaked via the bluebird social network.

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