hreads is lastly coming to laptops and computer systems because the social app turns up the warmth on rival Twitter.
Since its launch in early July, the social platform has solely been accessible via a devoted cell app. Whereas this didn’t appear to hinder its attain at first, with Threads amassing 100 million customers in file time, curiosity within the app is now mentioned to be in decline.
Threads is linked to Meta’s fashionable Instagram service, and permits customers to share text-based posts. The app is considered as Meta’s bid to capitalise on the tumult at Twitter underneath the management of Elon Musk, who began charging for options and lately rebranded the service.
Threads was reportedly rushed out by a small workforce of Meta staff in simply six months. Which will clarify why it arrived in a rudimentary state, with a number of lacking options that had lengthy been obtainable on Twitter.
Responding to person suggestions, Threads lately added a new feed that solely reveals content material from accounts customers comply with.
The newly-announced web site, alternatively, ought to make the platform simpler to make use of at work for each common customers and companies. Whereas a sophisticated search bar might permit customers to search out trending subjects and particular posts as an alternative of simply accounts.
Threads has additionally quietly launched a few smaller options, together with the power to view favored posts, add greater high quality pics and movies, and optimisation for iMessage hyperlinks.
Methods to view favored posts on Threads
Hitting the like button isn’t only a solution to present your appreciation for a submit, it might additionally function a solution to save content material you need to return to later.
However, utilizing likes as a bookmarking software didn’t actually work on Threads as there was no solution to view posts you’d favored. Till now, that’s.
Over the weekend, Threads to have added the choice after testing it out on Android customers first.
Customers can discover their favored posts by going to their profile, tapping the settings icon on the prime proper above their profile pic, and choosing ‘Your Likes’. This opens up a brand new tab that includes your favored posts that you would be able to work together with and share.
The brand new media high quality characteristic can also be obtainable via settings. As well as, Apple’s iMessage now reveals wealthy submit hyperlink previews for Threads, identical to it does for Twitter.
Meaning when customers ship or obtain a Threads submit, the chat bubble will now present the textual content of the submit together with the poster’s particulars and profile pic.