A Threads worker final month leaked a screenshot exhibiting a trending subjects characteristic within the app, which the corporate by no means introduced. Whereas Threads is but to get trending subjects, the platform is now rolling out tags (not hashtags) to customers in Australia in preparation for providing trending subjects.
The information was shared by each Instagram boss Adam Mosseri and Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In accordance with the executives, the corporate is now experimenting with a tag characteristic within the Threads app. Though this appears like hashtags, it really works a bit otherwise.
The principle distinction is that the tags don’t use the “#” image that has turn into common on many social networks, together with Meta’s Instagram. As an alternative, the person should faucet the tag button, after which the Threads app will flip that phrase or phrase into an interactive tag. Customers can discover different posts with the identical tag by tapping on it.
Additionally, in contrast to different social networks, every publish can solely have one tag. There’s additionally a restrict to the variety of characters a tag can have, though it’s not extraordinarily brief.
Apparently, the tag characteristic additionally confirms that Threads has been engaged on implementing trending subjects. That’s as a result of, while you’re typing a tag, Threads suggests some widespread tags and even reveals the variety of posts discovered on that tag – which seems just like the leaked screenshot exhibiting trending subjects on Threads.
Presumably, Threads will use the tags to determine the most well-liked ones within the app and record them in a brand new trending subjects part. Sadly, the characteristic is simply obtainable in Australia now and must be slowly expanded to different international locations within the coming weeks.
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Earlier this week, Threads launched an replace that lets customers delete their accounts with out leaving Instagram. The identical replace additionally allowed customers to decide out of getting their posts proven as suggestions on Fb and Instagram. On a associated word, the net model of Threads was up to date in the present day with filters within the Exercise tab.
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