Meta goes to allow you to make polls and insert GIFs proper from the Threads put up composer, the corporate introduced on Thursday. Later within the day, Instagram head Adam Mosseri revealed that the corporate is testing view counts on Threads posts and pinned posts on profiles and in your replies.
Zuckerberg’s ballot has three choices (you possibly can embody as much as 4) and a timer that counts down how lengthy customers should vote within the ballot in actual time, which is a pleasant contact. To have the ability to see the outcomes of the ballot, you’ll should vote in it. Should you do vote, Threads will ship you a notification when the ballot concludes.
To extra simply share GIFs, you’ll be capable of choose a brand new GIF icon to seek for GIFs from Giphy. The picker will present GIFs which might be trending, or you should utilize the search bar to trace down a selected GIF.
The brand new Threads tests are additionally options you is likely to be accustomed to from X. X launched view counts for all customers in December, and Mosseri looks like a fan of the idea. “View counts are attention-grabbing as I feel if we have been transport Instagram, or Fb, as we speak, we’d in all probability have them,” he wrote on Thursday. “They provide folks a greater sense of their attain, and customarily extra suggestions is an effective factor.”
Pinned posts are a staple of X profiles, however Threads is innovating on the concept by letting you pin a reply to a put up. Mosseri says each the view counts and pins exams are “dwell now for a small variety of folks.”
Replace October twenty sixth, 7:06PM ET: Added particulars about new Threads exams.