What is Threads? | Threads by Instagram | Meta’s new plan to occupy Twitter

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp launched a new app by Instagram called Threads. It was launched on July 6, 2023, and is available for both Android and iOS devices. Then what is threads? and how to use the? Check our full article for answers!

Threads by Instagram; Meta’s new plan to Occupy Twitter

Threads is a new opponent for Twitter, which will which allows users to post text, photos, and videos, and people can have real-time conversations. Everyone who is under 16 (or under 18 in certain countries) will have defaulted into a private profile when they join Threads

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And also we can choose to follow the same accounts on Instagram and can find more people. The core accessibility features of Instagram, such as screen reader support, and AI-generated image descriptions are also enabled on Threads.

Threads allow users to share text updates, photos, videos, and links with their close friends. Posts are limited to 500 characters, and users can choose to share their posts with their entire Instagram following or with a select group of friends.
And Meta is planning to capture at least some of its audience from active Instagram users around 2 billion+ globally with the new app, Threads

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Threads also include a few features that are not available on Instagram, such as:

  • Quick Share: This feature allows users to quickly share photos and videos from their camera roll with their Threads friends.
  • Status: This feature allows users to share a short status update with their friends, such as their current location or what they are up to.
  • Activity: This feature shows users what their friends are up to on Threads, such as the latest posts they have shared and the stories they have viewed.
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Twitter vs Threads;

The fight has already started between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg just like ChatGPT vs Google Bard/Gemini was fighting now to acquire the big area in the Artificial Intelligence field.
Twitter and Threads are both social media platforms that allow users to share text, photos, and videos. However, there are some key differences between the two platforms,

Twitter;

It is a more public platform, with a larger user base. Posts on Twitter are limited to 280 characters, and users can follow other users to see their posts in their feeds. Twitter also allows users to search for specific topics or hashtags, and to reply to other users’ posts.

Threads;

It is a more private platform, with a focus on close friends and family. Posts on Threads are limited to 500 characters, and users can choose to share their posts with their entire Instagram following or with a select group of friends. Threads also include a few features that are not available on Twitter, such as Quick Share and Status.

Key Features of Threads by Instagram;

Thread accounts can also be listed as public or private. Verified Instagram accounts are automatically verified on Threads. Here are some of the things you can do with Threads:

  • Share text updates: You can share short text updates with your friends, up to 500 characters.
  • Share photos and videos: You can share photos and videos with your friends, up to 5 minutes in length.
  • Follow hashtags: You can follow hashtags to see what other people are posting about.
  • Reply to posts: You can reply to posts that your friends have shared.
  • Send direct messages: You can send direct messages to your friends.
  • View your activity: You can view your activity on Threads, such as the latest posts you have shared and the stories you have viewed.

Threads is a great way to connect with your close friends and share your everyday moments. It is a more intimate and focused experience than Instagram and a great way to stay up-to-date on what your friends are up to.

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