Meta will start labeling photos and videos created with the help of AI

Meta will start tagging photos created by artificial intelligence that will be shared on Facebook, Instagram, and Threads, writes The Verge. The company decided to tighten the regulation of AI content amid the upcoming US elections and the White House’s requirements to label such photos and videos. Nick Clegg, Meta’s ... Read more

Meta wants to add a fact-checking program to Threads

Meta wants to add an advanced fact-checking program to Threads. Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri announced this in a post on the social network. “Wanted to share that we’re working to extend our fact-checking program on Threads next year. We currently match fact-check ratings from Facebook or Instagram to Threads, but ... Read more

Threads finally allows users to delete an account separately from Instagram

Meta launches the ability to delete a Threads profile without having to delete an Instagram account. This was reported by Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri, according to The Verge. According to him, this feature will be available in the “Delete or deactivate profile” section. The option is not yet available to ... Read more

Threads users can now hide their posts on Instagram and Facebook

Many Threads users report that they now have the option to opt out of showing their posts on Instagram and Facebook, writes The Verge. This option has been added to the platform settings. To do this, in Threads, go to Privacy and select Share posts in other apps. In the ... Read more

British company threatens Meta with a lawsuit over the use of the Threads name

The British company Threads Software Limited threatens to sue Meta for using the Threads name, reports Engadget. Threads Software Limited is engaged in software development. It claims to have owned the Threads trademark since 2012. According to the British company, Meta tried to buy the domain from it. However, ... Read more

Platform X is losing active users but still remains popular

It seems that Elon Musk’s X platform is more robust than it had been previously thought. Its results have remained fairly stable despite a decline after its acquisition by Elon Musk in 2012, writes TechCrunch. The situation around the platform is assessed differently. For example, The Wall Street Journal cites ... Read more

Threads now allow you to conduct polls and add trending GIFs

The Threads social network is gradually evolving. This time, the platform has added the ability to conduct polls and send GIFs. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, showed the new options, writes The Verge. On his page, he published two separate posts – one with a poll and another one with ... Read more

Meta expects Threads to become an app for a billion people

The popularity of the Threads platform is gradually growing. Currently, the service has just under 100 million active users per month. This figure was announced by Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, writes 9to5Mac. This figure is impressive, in part because Threads is still not available to millions of people living ... Read more

Meta finally launches web version of Threads social network

Meta is finally launching a full-fledged web version of its Threads social network. Users will be able to publish posts here, interact with other posts, and view the feed. This was stated by the company’s spokeswoman Christine Pye, writes The Verge. The interface of the web version is very similar ... Read more

Threads lost almost 80% of daily active users on Android

After the initial hype, Threads continues to lose users. In just a month after its launch, the number of active daily users of the Android platform decreased by 79%, writes Similarweb. As of August 7, that number was down to 10.3 million. This is a significant decrease from July 7, ... Read more

Threads should get a web version and search within a few weeks

In the coming weeks, the Threads platform will get a web version and a search function, emphasized Mark Zuckerberg in his post. “A good week for Threads. The community here is on the trajectory I expect to build a vibrant long term app. Lots of work ahead but excited about ... Read more

Threads has lost 82% of its daily active users, and the decline on the platform is still ongoing

Meta’s Threads platform is struggling to retain users about a month after its much-hyped launch. According to recent industry estimates, app engagement has fallen to new lows, writes CNN. According to Sensor Tower, since its launch, the number of daily active users of Threads has fallen 82% to 8 million ... Read more

Mark Zuckerberg believes that Threads can attract1 billion users

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has high hopes for the Threads platform. This was reported by The Verge. During a call with investors, he was asked about his expectations for the long-term success of the new social network. According to Zuckerberg, it’s “weird anomaly in the tech industry that there hasn’t ... Read more

Threads has already added a chronological feed of subscriptions, but not by default

Meta’s own version of Twitter, Threads, launched not too long ago, and it was immediately obvious that the social network needed some improvements. One of the biggest requests was the chronological feed of subscriptions, because in its first version it was purely algorithmic and also showed posts from accounts to ... Read more

Threads’ daily active users are dwindling, now at 13 million

The number of daily active users and the time they spend on the Threads platform continues to decrease. This is reported by The Verge with reference to The Wall Street Journal. According to Sensor Tower, the number of active users has fallen by 70% to 13 million per day compared ... Read more

User activity is starting to decrease in Threads – SimilarWeb

User activity on Meta’s new Threads platform has declined from initial highs, despite its status as the fastest-growing app. This is evidenced by the data of the analytical company SimilarWeb, writes Engadget. According to its new report, the number of daily active users of Threads decreased from 49 million (July ... Read more

Branded content tools will move from Instagram to Threads

Instagram plans to move its branded content tools to its new Threads platform. This is reported by Axios. Such tools are not yet available on Threads, but Instagram plans to address this issue quickly. This will give marketers an opportunity to start experimenting with paid promotion. For their part, brands ... Read more

Threads will cross the 100 million user mark amid falling Twitter traffic

The number of users of the new Threads platform will soon reach 100 million, writes The Economic Times. Meta launched Threads only last week for iOS and Android users in 100 countries, and is currently the most popular free app on the App Store and Google Play. The new platform ... Read more

Meta is working to ensure that deleting an account in Threads does not erase an Instagram profile

Meta is working to allow users to delete their accounts on the new Threads platform without deleting their Instagram profile. This was announced by the head of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, writes Engadget. According to him, Meta is aware of this situation and is looking for a way to solve it. ... Read more

Twitter threatens to sue Meta over its new Threads platform

Twitter threatens to sue Meta over concerns about its new Threads platform. This is stated in a letter to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg from Twitter lawyer Alex Spiro, writes Semafor. In the letter, the lawyer alleges Meta of hiring dozens of former Twitter employees to create Threads. According to Twitter, ... Read more

Threads account cannot be deleted without deleting Instagram profile – Meta condition

The social platform Threads was able to attract 10 million registrations around the world within seven hours of its launch. But it turned out that the Twitter competitor has an unexpected condition of use – deleting the Threads account will lead to the closure of the associated Instagram profile, says ... Read more

You can now try Threads – a Twitter clone developed by Instagram

Meta has officially launched a new social platform Threads, developed by the Instagram team, which will compete directly with Twitter Elon Musk. Mark Zuckerberg has already managed to report that 4 hours after the launch of Threads, it has 5 million registered users. A good warm-up before a possible billionaire ... Read more