September 30, 2023

Meta has began rolling out two updates to make reposts extra seen in Threads, the corporate’s new Twitter clone. Reposts are the equal of what we used to name “retweets” on Twitter/X, which occur when customers repost a message from one other individual to share it with their followers.

The primary change detailed by Instagram boss Adam Mosseri on Threads is a brand new Reposts tab on private profiles. This may permit Threads customers to simply discover any posts that they’ve reposted multi functional place.

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The second change that’s now rolling out on Threads is the app now exhibiting reposts in customers’ Following feeds. Mosserri mentioned that this transformation was based mostly on person suggestions, and this could undoubtedly assist to make the brand new chronological Following feed look and work extra just like the one on Twitter/X.

Final week, Threads additionally copied two different options from its rival, the flexibility to see all of the posts you’ve appreciated out of your profile, in addition to help for customized alt-text for photos and movies. What’s nonetheless actually lacking on Threads is a full-featured internet app to make use of on the desktop. Based on Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, that is apparently coming quickly, however it ought to actually be a high precedence to maintain customers engaged all through the day.

Sadly, Threads nonetheless isn’t accessible within the EU, and we nonetheless don’t know if and when Meta will be capable of launch its Twitter clone in that area.