It's like a bad movie that 'everyone'(Hollywood Influencers) says is a great movie. A good solution doesn't need a narrative to tell me it is a good solution.
Comparing this to ChatGPT is a marketing parlor trick as old as the hills - positioning.
The numbers are not real, "Threads owes much of its success to its connection with Instagram." and the platform is not sustainable - “we don’t even know if this thing is retentive yet,...” - Mosseri
It's classic. There was no problem to be solved. The decision was politically motivated if not emotionally charged.
Not a good business move.