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

Bluesky saw record usage after Elon Musk announced plans to charge all X users

Social network Bluesky once again benefited from Elon Musk's missteps with X, the network formerly known as Twitter.

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’ web launch did little to bring in more users, new data suggests

Instagram Threads users had been clamoring for a fully functional web version of the Meta-owned Twitter alternative since the app’s July debut. But last week’s release of the anticipated w

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

In Threads’ dwindling engagement, social media’s flawed hypothesis is laid bare

In an age where social isolation and loneliness are at an all-time high, perhaps we stop treating connectivity as a substitute and focus on facilitating true, meaningful connections.

Spreads lets you share full screen panoramic photos to Instagram Threads

After the photo layout app Series became a must-have companion for Instagram Threads, its developer Ryan Carver has now decided to spin off a simplified version called Spreads, designed specifically f

After Threads, Bluesky also adds a way to see your own likes

Bluesky introduced a bunch of updates on Friday to its mobile apps and website, including a new tab to see your own likes, notification support for apps and an emoji picker for the web composer. Earli

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

Threads app’s latest update gives more prominence to reposts

Threads hasn’t launched a web version yet, but the app has shipped a new update to give more prominence to reposts on the social network. Meta has changed two things regarding reposts on the app

Photo layout app Series makes it easier to post your panos to Threads

Series, an iOS photo app that helps you lay out your photos in creative ways for posting on social media, is now shaping up to become the must-have companion app for users posting their photos to Inst

Meta adds ability to verify your Threads profile on Mastodon

Meta on Wednesday took a small step toward supporting the fediverse by adding the ability to verify your Threads profile on Mastodon. The company announced that it is adding support for “rel=me&

Aiming to boost retention, Threads now hooks into Instagram DMs

Despite declines in user retention numbers following its buzzy, record-breaking launch, Instagram’s Twitter (er, X) competitor Threads continues to ship new features. The company today announced

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

Facebook surpasses 3 billion monthly active users

Facebook has more than 3 billion monthly active users, according to Meta’s latest quarterly report. That’s quite the staggering number. Even though Facebook has declined in popularity amon

Linktree is now letting users add Threads on their profile

Link-in-bio company Linktree is now offering features for creators to integrate their Threads account into their profile. With this roll-out, users can add a link to their Threads profile on their Lin

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

Threads in decline? Don’t count out Instagram’s new Twitter rival yet

A Wall Street Journal article on Friday warns that Instagram’s new Twitter competitor Threads is already losing steam. Citing third-party data from Sensor Tower, the paper reports the number of
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