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Engadget
2 months ago
JavaScript

Threads is getting its own Hidden Words feature

Meta is enhancing safety features on Threads, such as Hidden Words tool, default filters, and upcoming muting and quote controls. [ more ]
Barrons
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta Sees Profits Soar In First Quarter

Meta's quarterly profits soared to $12.4 billion with a 27% increase in revenue, attributing the growth to advanced advertising tools and the success of 'Reels'. [ more ]
Digiday
3 months ago
Marketing

Meta's Threads expected to have ads this year

Ad execs may soon purchase ads on Meta's Threads platform, expanding ad real estate for businesses. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

President Biden is now posting into the fediverse

Biden is the first sitting US president to post on the decentralized networking protocol ActivityPub via Meta's integration.
Threads' beta ActivityPub integration is available for users in the US, Canada, and Japan. [ more ]
Engadget
3 months ago
Digital life

Threads begins testing swipe gestures to help train the For You algorithm

Users can now adjust the algorithm in Threads using swipe gestures like Tinder.
Threads is testing Algo Tune to improve the For You feed algorithm. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 months ago
Social media marketing

Threads Chief Proposes Auto-Archiving of Posts After 30 Days

Sharing raw and authentic content is encouraged by Mosseri
Consideration of auto-deleting social posts on Threads after a certain period [ more ]
Engadget
2 months ago
JavaScript

Threads is getting its own Hidden Words feature

Meta is enhancing safety features on Threads, such as Hidden Words tool, default filters, and upcoming muting and quote controls. [ more ]
Barrons
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta Sees Profits Soar In First Quarter

Meta's quarterly profits soared to $12.4 billion with a 27% increase in revenue, attributing the growth to advanced advertising tools and the success of 'Reels'. [ more ]
Digiday
3 months ago
Marketing

Meta's Threads expected to have ads this year

Ad execs may soon purchase ads on Meta's Threads platform, expanding ad real estate for businesses. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

President Biden is now posting into the fediverse

Biden is the first sitting US president to post on the decentralized networking protocol ActivityPub via Meta's integration.
Threads' beta ActivityPub integration is available for users in the US, Canada, and Japan. [ more ]
Engadget
3 months ago
Digital life

Threads begins testing swipe gestures to help train the For You algorithm

Users can now adjust the algorithm in Threads using swipe gestures like Tinder.
Threads is testing Algo Tune to improve the For You feed algorithm. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 months ago
Social media marketing

Threads Chief Proposes Auto-Archiving of Posts After 30 Days

Sharing raw and authentic content is encouraged by Mosseri
Consideration of auto-deleting social posts on Threads after a certain period [ more ]
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PR Daily
3 months ago
Marketing

New social media features and updates to know this week - PR Daily

Facebook introduces vertical video player for Reels, Lives, and longer videos, emphasizing strong vertical video trend.
TikTok possibly launching a photo app called TikTok Notes, indicating a shift towards photo content along with videos.
Threads by Meta testing a content bonus program for creators, offering incentives for high-performing non-branded posts. [ more ]
#concurrency
Alvinalexander
3 months ago
Scala

Creating a Thread (and Runnable) in Scala

Scala threads are created similarly to Java threads with slight syntax differences.
Java Runnable can be used in Scala to create threads by implementing the run method. [ more ]
Medium
5 months ago
Scala

Threads, ThreadPools and Executors-Multi Thread Processing In Java

Concurrency is a common yet complex issue for developers.
Higher-level abstractions in languages simplify solving concurrency problems. [ more ]
InfoWorld
3 weeks ago
JavaScript

Thread behavior in the JVM

Threading in Java improves application performance through concurrent execution, common in frameworks for processing large volumes of data. [ more ]
Alvinalexander
3 months ago
Scala

Creating a Thread (and Runnable) in Scala

Scala threads are created similarly to Java threads with slight syntax differences.
Java Runnable can be used in Scala to create threads by implementing the run method. [ more ]
Medium
5 months ago
Scala

Threads, ThreadPools and Executors-Multi Thread Processing In Java

Concurrency is a common yet complex issue for developers.
Higher-level abstractions in languages simplify solving concurrency problems. [ more ]
InfoWorld
3 weeks ago
JavaScript

Thread behavior in the JVM

Threading in Java improves application performance through concurrent execution, common in frameworks for processing large volumes of data. [ more ]
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#instagram
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Social media marketing

How to turn off Instagram's political content filter | TechCrunch

Instagram and Threads won't actively recommend political content, affecting users' exposure to diverse viewpoints.
Users can modify their settings to opt-out of Instagram's political content filters. [ more ]
Medium
5 months ago
UX design

The UX of Threads' downfall

The mandatory connection between Threads and Instagram prevented users from maintaining separate online identities.
Quick onboarding strategies can boost initial metrics but hinder long-term retention. [ more ]
PCMAG
5 months ago
Social media marketing

Instagram and Threads Will No Longer Recommend Political Posts

Meta will no longer recommend political posts on Instagram and Threads.
Users can still request to see political content, but it will be limited by default. [ more ]
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Marketing

Threads Sees Increased Download Momentum in December Amid EU Launch

Threads saw significant growth in downloads, ranking high on both Apple's App Store and Google Play.
X's ad revenue may still be significantly lower since Elon Musk took over the app, which could pose a future concern for the app. [ more ]
Buffer Resources
5 months ago
Social media marketing

How to Grow on Threads: 9 Learnings from the Buffer Team

Threads by Instagram has a growing user base of 160 million monthly active users.
Growing a following on Threads early can be easier than on crowded platforms like Instagram and TikTok. [ more ]
Social Media Today
6 months ago
Social media marketing

Threads Now Lets You Hide Both Like and Share Counts on Your Posts

You can now hide both Like and Share counts on Threads posts
The option is available at the post level and can also be set as the default for all posts [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Social media marketing

How to turn off Instagram's political content filter | TechCrunch

Instagram and Threads won't actively recommend political content, affecting users' exposure to diverse viewpoints.
Users can modify their settings to opt-out of Instagram's political content filters. [ more ]
Medium
5 months ago
UX design

The UX of Threads' downfall

The mandatory connection between Threads and Instagram prevented users from maintaining separate online identities.
Quick onboarding strategies can boost initial metrics but hinder long-term retention. [ more ]
PCMAG
5 months ago
Social media marketing

Instagram and Threads Will No Longer Recommend Political Posts

Meta will no longer recommend political posts on Instagram and Threads.
Users can still request to see political content, but it will be limited by default. [ more ]
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Marketing

Threads Sees Increased Download Momentum in December Amid EU Launch

Threads saw significant growth in downloads, ranking high on both Apple's App Store and Google Play.
X's ad revenue may still be significantly lower since Elon Musk took over the app, which could pose a future concern for the app. [ more ]
Buffer Resources
5 months ago
Social media marketing

How to Grow on Threads: 9 Learnings from the Buffer Team

Threads by Instagram has a growing user base of 160 million monthly active users.
Growing a following on Threads early can be easier than on crowded platforms like Instagram and TikTok. [ more ]
Social Media Today
6 months ago
Social media marketing

Threads Now Lets You Hide Both Like and Share Counts on Your Posts

You can now hide both Like and Share counts on Threads posts
The option is available at the post level and can also be set as the default for all posts [ more ]
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PR Daily
3 months ago
Social media marketing

How Hubspot brings it all together on Thread - PR Daily

Threads is seen as an alternative to Twitter and Instagram, attracting social media marketers like Hubspot.
Threads serves a younger demographic, leaning towards Gen Z and Millennials, requiring a unique strategy different from Twitter. [ more ]
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Marketing

Threads Sees Increased Download Momentum in December, Amid EU Launch of the App

Threads saw significant growth in downloads in December 2023
X's ad revenue may be down by half since Elon took over [ more ]
#social-media
Medium
5 months ago
Social media marketing

Will LinkedIn Ever Be the New Twitter?

Twitter and Tesla faced legal battles and plummeting value, contributing to the chaotic landscape of social media platforms.
Mastodon and Threads emerged as alternative social media platforms amidst the Twitter chaos, while LinkedIn launched a bold marketing campaign. [ more ]
Buffer: All-you-need social media toolkit for small businesses
3 weeks ago
Social media marketing

6 Threads Content Ideas For Your Next Post

Threads is not just an Instagram-X hybrid, it's more focused on conversations and authenticity in content creation. [ more ]
Medium
5 months ago
Social media marketing

Will LinkedIn Ever Be the New Twitter?

Twitter and Tesla faced legal battles and plummeting value, contributing to the chaotic landscape of social media platforms.
Mastodon and Threads emerged as alternative social media platforms amidst the Twitter chaos, while LinkedIn launched a bold marketing campaign. [ more ]
Buffer: All-you-need social media toolkit for small businesses
3 weeks ago
Social media marketing

6 Threads Content Ideas For Your Next Post

Threads is not just an Instagram-X hybrid, it's more focused on conversations and authenticity in content creation. [ more ]
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#Meta
Exchangewire
7 months ago
Marketing

Sky to launch contextual targeting ads; Meta faces 550m lawsuit in Spain; Publishers hesitant about Threads

Sky will launch contextual targeting ads that allow brands to place ads against specific content details.
Meta is facing a €550m lawsuit in Spain for allegedly breaching EU data protection laws. [ more ]
Mail Online
7 months ago
Digital life

Threads notifications invade Instagram - here's how to turn them OFF

Many Instagram users are annoyed by the constant notifications from Meta's Threads app.
Users have taken to Twitter to voice their displeasure and frustration with the notifications.
Instagram users can temporarily turn off push notifications, but the heart icon still turns pink to indicate Threads activity. [ more ]
Digiday
8 months ago
Marketing

Will Threads be the link between marketers and the fediverse?

Threads could potentially connect brands to the untapped communities of the fediverse.
Meta's pledge to have Threads join the fediverse represents a bet on the future of a decentralized internet. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
8 months ago
Digital life

Threads now lets you delete your account without deleting your Instagram account

Users can now delete their Threads account without deleting their whole Instagram account.
Threads posts now surface on other Meta platforms like Facebook and users can limit this visibility through settings. [ more ]
The Verge
8 months ago
Digital life

Threads finally lets you delete your account separately from Instagram

Users can now delete their Threads profile without deleting their Instagram account.
Meta is addressing early complaints by allowing users to opt out of having their Threads posts featured on Facebook and Instagram. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
8 months ago
Digital life

Here's how to stop your Threads posts from showing up on Instagram and Facebook

Threads now allows users to decide whether or not they want their posts to be shared on Facebook and Instagram.
The decision to allow cross-platform sharing was met with backlash from some Threads users.
The new setting allows users to toggle off sharing to Instagram, Facebook, or both. [ more ]
Exchangewire
7 months ago
Marketing

Sky to launch contextual targeting ads; Meta faces 550m lawsuit in Spain; Publishers hesitant about Threads

Sky will launch contextual targeting ads that allow brands to place ads against specific content details.
Meta is facing a €550m lawsuit in Spain for allegedly breaching EU data protection laws. [ more ]
Mail Online
7 months ago
Digital life

Threads notifications invade Instagram - here's how to turn them OFF

Many Instagram users are annoyed by the constant notifications from Meta's Threads app.
Users have taken to Twitter to voice their displeasure and frustration with the notifications.
Instagram users can temporarily turn off push notifications, but the heart icon still turns pink to indicate Threads activity. [ more ]
Digiday
8 months ago
Marketing

Will Threads be the link between marketers and the fediverse?

Threads could potentially connect brands to the untapped communities of the fediverse.
Meta's pledge to have Threads join the fediverse represents a bet on the future of a decentralized internet. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
8 months ago
Digital life

Threads now lets you delete your account without deleting your Instagram account

Users can now delete their Threads account without deleting their whole Instagram account.
Threads posts now surface on other Meta platforms like Facebook and users can limit this visibility through settings. [ more ]
The Verge
8 months ago
Digital life

Threads finally lets you delete your account separately from Instagram

Users can now delete their Threads profile without deleting their Instagram account.
Meta is addressing early complaints by allowing users to opt out of having their Threads posts featured on Facebook and Instagram. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
8 months ago
Digital life

Here's how to stop your Threads posts from showing up on Instagram and Facebook

Threads now allows users to decide whether or not they want their posts to be shared on Facebook and Instagram.
The decision to allow cross-platform sharing was met with backlash from some Threads users.
The new setting allows users to toggle off sharing to Instagram, Facebook, or both. [ more ]
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#Threads
The Verge
7 months ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden's birthday gift to himself is a Threads account

President Joe Biden and others in the administration have signed up for Threads, a competitor to Twitter.
Biden's first post references the country's divisions and current 'inflection point'.
Threads may have potential as a news source, attracting influential people. [ more ]
Mail Online
8 months ago
Digital life

Threads can now be deleted with new option added to the platform

Users can now delete their Threads profile without deactivating Instagram.
Profile data will be hidden and permanently deleted after 30 days. [ more ]
The Verge
7 months ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden's birthday gift to himself is a Threads account

President Joe Biden and others in the administration have signed up for Threads, a competitor to Twitter.
Biden's first post references the country's divisions and current 'inflection point'.
Threads may have potential as a news source, attracting influential people. [ more ]
Mail Online
8 months ago
Digital life

Threads can now be deleted with new option added to the platform

Users can now delete their Threads profile without deactivating Instagram.
Profile data will be hidden and permanently deleted after 30 days. [ more ]
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