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Threads downloads return to growth as X adds Walmart to its advertiser exodus

Recent efforts by Meta to grow Threads’ install base have been working. According to a new analysis of app store trends, Instagram Threads is now outpacing X, formerly Twitter, at least in terms

Meta reportedly set to launch Threads in the EU next month

Since its launch in July, Meta’s text-based social network Threads has gained many features, but a major missing part in the puzzle has been the app’s availability in the EU. The company,

Threads starts testing hashtags…without the hash

Instagram’s Threads app has been duping Twitter/X in a number of ways, and today it’s adding one more feature that’s been core to the Twitter experience for years: hashtags. Meta CEO

Threads now lets users opt out of having their posts appear on Facebook and Instagram

In response to user feedback, Instagram’s Threads will now let users turn off automatic sharing of their Threads posts to other apps, including Instagram and Facebook — a move that had not

Instagram head says Threads API is in the works

Instagram head Adam Mosseri said today that a Threads API is in the works. This will give developers a chance to create different apps and experiences around Threads. Mosseri was responding to journal

Zuckerberg says Threads has a ‘good chance’ of reaching 1 billion users in a few years

Meta said today that its text-based social network Threads has less than 100 million monthly users three months after its launch. Mark Zuckerberg noted during the company’s latest earnings call

Threads’ latest growth hack is showing posts on Facebook

While Meta is continuously introducing new features to Threads, the company is also deploying new tricks to ramp up engagement on the platform. In its latest move, the social media giant is showing po

Instagram head says Threads’ blocking of ‘covid’ and related terms is temporary, to lift in ‘weeks or months’

A week after Instagram head Adam Mosseri said the company’s new Threads app will not “amplify news,” saying it’s too risky for the young X competitor, the exec is now saying th

Threads is rolling out an edit button, and it’s not locked behind a paywall

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that Threads, Instagram’s Twitter-like app, is rolling out an edit button. With this new feature, you can edit your post as many times as you want within

Instagram head says Threads is ‘not going to amplify news on the platform’

Instagram’s new Twitter-like app Threads is not prepared to truly challenge Elon Musk’s X, if recent statements by Instagram head Adam Mosseri hold true. In response to a post about Thread

Instagram Threads preps a Trending Topics feature in battle with X

In an effort to better compete with X (formerly Twitter), Instagram’s Threads is preparing to launch a much-in-demand feature: Trends. A Threads user spotted the update in a screenshot posted ac

Meta says separate account deletion for Threads will roll out by December

After launching its text-based social network Threads in July, Meta faced criticism as there was no way for users to delete their Threads account without deleting their Instagram account. The company

Threads adds easy profile switching to its mobile apps

Twitter rival Threads has finally added a way to switch between multiple accounts without logging out. The Meta-owned social networking app announced Thursday that users can now swap accounts on its m

Threads expands search to ‘most’ English and Spanish-speaking countries, including US

A week after Instagram Threads announced it had begun testing a search feature in Australia and New Zealand, the feature is today expanding to “most” English and Spanish-speaking countries

Meta is now showing a carousel of suggested Threads on Instagram to bump up engagement

Meta is continuously experimenting with features to bump up engagement on Threads, which has fallen off after the initial rush of excitement and installs. In the latest test, the company is showing a

Threads starts testing search feature in Australia and New Zealand

Last week, Threads launched one of the most anticipated features, a web version of the platform. Now, Meta is testing another highly demanded feature for the social network — the ability to search p

It’s official: Threads launches its highly anticipated web app

Starting today, Instagram Threads will begin the rollout of one of its most-requested features: the ability to use the service via the web, while logged in. At launch, Threads users will be able to po

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Threads app is rolling out a way to see your liked posts

Meta’s text-based app Threads is rolling out the ability to see your liked posts through an app update. The company started testing of the new feature on Android beta last week, but over the wee

Meta’s Threads app is rolling out a Following feed

Meta’s text-based social network Threads is rolling out one of the most requested features after its launch — a Following feed. The company has also announced the ability to see posts you’ve
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