Threads, an Instagram app

5.46L reviews
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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.

■ Leap into the fediverse
Threads is part of the fediverse, a global, open, social network of independent servers operated by third parties around the world. Servers share information with each other to enable people to connect and discover new things across the fediverse.

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Updated on
22 Jul 2024

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

5.4L reviews
John Steiner
5 June 2024
Worse social media phone app I've seen. After a while the app will freeze on "sending" but never actually send. Any additional postings or replies get stuck on sending even if the app is forced to stop and restarted. At one point had to uninstall and reinstall it on the phone three times in one day in order to resolve that. Whoever wrote the code for the app honestly needs firing.
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Darla Laughlin
22 February 2024
It needs some improvements. It's gotten a little better in the past few weeks. There are still some kinks, and it's lacking some features that should be obvious. My biggest issue with the app is that some videos will have no sound. When you click the sound icon to turn on the sound, the video freezes and won't play. So you can either watch it with no sound or move on. Opening the full video doesn't help. Following their channel won't help. Nothing works! It's only on some videos. Seems random.
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