Threads, an Instagram app

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About this app

Say more with Threads — Instagram’s text-based conversation app.

Threads is where communities come together to discuss everything from the topics you care about today to what’ll be trending tomorrow. Whatever it is you’re interested in, you can follow and connect directly with your favorite creators and others who love the same things — or build a loyal following of your own to share your ideas, opinions and creativity with the world.

A few things you can do on Threads…

■ Access your Instagram followers
Your Instagram username and verification badge are reserved for you. Automatically follow the same accounts you follow on Instagram in a few taps, and discover new accounts too.

■ Share your point of view
Spin up a new thread to express what's on your mind. This is your space to be yourself, and you control who can reply.

■ Connect with friends and your favorite creators
Jump to the replies to get in on the action and react to commentary, humor and insight from the creators you know and love. Find your community and connect with people who care about whatever it is you’re interested in.

■ Control the conversation
Customize your settings and use controls to manage who can see your content, reply to your threads, or mention you. Accounts you’ve blocked will carry over from Instagram, and we’re enforcing the same Community Guidelines to help ensure everyone interacts safely and authentically.

■ Find ideas and inspiration
From TV recommendations to career advice, get answers to your questions or learn something new from crowd-sourced conversations, thought leaders and industry experts.

■ Never miss a moment
Stay on top of the latest trends and live events. Whether it’s about new music, movie premieres, sports, games, TV shows, fashion, or the latest product releases, find discussions and receive notifications any time your favorite profiles start a new thread.

■ Open social networking – coming soon
In the future, there will be ways to discover more content and reach wider audiences: we are planning features that allow you to search for, follow and interact with users on open, interoperable social networks that we believe can shape the future of the internet.

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Updated on
Sep 18, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Personal info and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 12 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

210K reviews
Nixxi Mohilchock
September 20, 2023
While it had a lot of initial interest, I'm weary of how bad the ads are going to be if Facebook is any indication. It lacks a lot of personalization options like colors, font sizes, banner images, or other settings available in competitors like Xwitter, but is at least stable and easy to navigate. Definitely a more complete experience using the app than trying to use the web verson.
103 people found this review helpful
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Jonathan Hawk
September 12, 2023
Good App. Feels like it's still in its infancy, and I'm patient. I'm getting used to the interface but am still waiting for topic searches, hashtag usage, language translation, gif integration, etc. It handles images and video insertion well. Wish there was a way to pay for more characters per post, too. I hope they continue to build this platform. I'll stick around and find out.
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Jackie Mojica
September 7, 2023
I appreciate the chance to have something similar to Twitter of old. but there are so many features missing that honestly just make it a waste of time. the inability to use functional hash tags is a huge one, especially for people relying on social media for their small businesses or art commissions. no edit button. just several other little things that need improvement.
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What's new

Introducing new Threads features:
Turn on notifications for any thread (for 24h)

We’ve also fixed bugs and improved performance. To experience the newest features, download the latest version of the app.