Threads takes on Twitter, The transformative use of ice in America

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In this July 17, 2015, photo, a teenager checks his cell phone as storm clouds pass in Zionsville, Ind. Darron Cummings/AP Photo

We discuss the uprising of new Twitter competitors, including Meta’s “Threads.” Then we chart the historic changes in how Americans have used ice.

Featured in this Show

  • Meta launches Threads, Twitter's newest competitor

    Since Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, controversial changes to the site have driven many users to seek alternative social media platforms. We talk to a social media expert about the available alternatives, including the recently released front-runner: Instagram Threads.

  • Think you know about ice?

    A writer on history and the environment explains how ice transformed American culture.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Steve Noll Guest
  • Amy Brady Guest

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