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Vaughn Cockayne

Vaughn Cockayne is a Universal Desk Editor and Digital Writer for The Washington Times. He is an Ohio native and holds a bachelor's degree in Multi-Platform Journalism from Bowling Green State University. Vaughn previously worked as a freelance writer, covering data security and privacy issues before joining The Washington Times. He can be reached at

Articles by Vaughn Cockayne

Meta's app Threads is displayed on a smartphone in New York, on Thursday, July 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Threads outpaces X in downloads

Meta's fledgling Twitter competitor Threads is starting to gain on X, at least in terms of downloads. Published December 4, 2023