Trending topics feature will be available in Meta Threads, X will get competition, company is testing
New Delhi. Meta’s social media app Threads is soon going to get support for trending topics feature. It is believed that this may give tough competition to social media platform X. Actually, Meta’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the company is testing a new ‘Trending Topics’ feature on threads. With the help of Trending Topics feature, users will be able to see the trending searches going on in real time.
According to news agency IANS, the company is initially starting testing for users in America and after it is ready, it will be launched in more countries and languages. Zuckerberg said in the Threads post, “A small test of today’s top topics is being started on Threads in the US. “Once we tune it, we will launch it in more countries and languages.”
Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, said, “Today’s topics on threads will be in the search page and For You feed. “Topics are determined by our AI system based on what people are currently engaging with on threads.”
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Political content will no longer be visible on Instagram and Threads
Meanwhile, Meta has said that it will not suggest political content to users by default on Instagram and threads. Announcing the change in the Threads post, Mosseri said that users will still see political content from accounts they follow, but the apps will no longer “actively amplify” such posts. The company said that this control will later be implemented on Facebook also.
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first published : February 13, 2024, 17:25 IST