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How Long It Took Twitter, Netflix, Others To Reach One Million Users: Thread Hits 100m In 5 Days

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One million users in how long? It has taken just five days for Threads, the new social media platform by Meta, to cross 100 million users!

How Long It Took Twitter, Netflix, Others To Reach 1 Million Users: Thread Hits 100m In 5 Days
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It has taken just five days for Threads, the new social media platform by Meta, to cross 100 million users!

Moreover, in just two hours of its launch, Threads had passed two million users and hit 30 million in less than 24 hours.

This speed growth in user base is mind-boggling!

Meanwhile, looking at how fast the new Meta social media app is amassing users in very short period of time, you may, therefore, want to know how long it took other social media platforms and subscription services like Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, etc to hit their first one million users, don’t you?

Well, that’s exactly what this report want’s to show you. How Long It Took Twitter, Netflix, Others To Reach 1Million Users.

ALSO READ: Steps To Download, Sign Up And Start Using Threads or Threading

While Threads got more than two million users in just two hours, Spotify took five months to reach one million users. Also, while Instagram took 2.5 months to reach one million users, Facebook took ten months to hit the milestone.

Now, below is a detailed list of some platforms and the time it took them to hit the one million user milestone.

1. Threads by Instagram:

Threads is the new social media platform by Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.

Meta launched Threads on the 5th of July 2023.

After Meta launched Threads, the company’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg announced after two hours that Threads had crossed two million users.

 

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After crossing two million users in two hours, Zuckerberg again announced in a series of Threads that the app had crossed five million users in four hours, 10 million in less than 12 hours, 30 million in less than 24 hours and 70 million in less than three days.

 

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Five days later, the Meta CEO announced that his new app had crossed 100 million users.

 

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2. ChatGPT:

ChatGPT sands for Chat Generative Pre-Trained Transformer. It is an artificial intelligence chatbot developed by OpenAI.

November 30, 2022 was when Artificial Intelligence Company, OpenAI released ChatGPT for public use.

As one of the biggest buzzwords in this year 2023, the conversational AI chatbot is one of the revolutionary moments in the world of technology.

Compared to may tech platforms, the generative AI dominated the popularity table when it came out.

However, compared to Threads, it took ChatGPT five days to cross the one million user mark.

3. NETFLIX

Netflix started in 1997 but launched its paid subscription service only in September 1999.

It surpassed one million subscribers in February 2003, three years and five months after its paid subscription service was launched.

4. SPOTIFY

Spotify was launched in October 2008 and started as a paid subscription service.

The number of users reached one million users in March 2009, five months its service was launched.

5. FACEBOOK

Facebook was launched in February 2004.

The number of users reached one million users in ten months.

Thus we could estimate that it hit the milestone in December 2004.

6. PINTEREST

Pinterest was launched in November 2009.

It reached one million unique visitors 20 months after it was launch.

Thus we could estimate that it hit the milestone in July 2011.

7. TWITTER

Twitter was launched in July 2006.

The number of users reached one million users nearly 24 months after it was launched.

Thus we could estimate that it hit the milestone in July 2008.

8. HULU

Hulu started as a free service and launched its paid subscription service in November 2010.

The number of paying subscribers reached one million subscribers in September 2011, ten months after its paid subscription service was launched.

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