Meta, the parent company of Threads, recently released a second update to its popular microblogging app for iOS users. This latest update introduces various new features and resolves various issues that existed in the previous version. Cameron Roth, developer of Threads, provided insight into the deployment of this update.
The decision to release these improvements was made in response to a significant drop in the app’s daily active users due to the lack of key features available on competitive platforms. I was.
In a recent post on the microblogging platform, Threads developer Cameron Roth announced upcoming updates to Threads, which are now available to users. This update will add many exciting new features such as the ability to translate text, the ability to add a “Follow” tab within your activity feed, the option to subscribe to users you don’t follow, and more.
In particular, the addition of the “Following” tab makes it easier for users to keep track of accounts they have recently started following. These updates are aimed at improving user experience and responding to requests from the Threads community.
Additionally, this update includes a new feature that allows users to receive notifications from accounts they don’t follow. Additionally, users can now follow accounts directly from their followers list. The platform also introduces tappable reposter labels. Additionally, this update addresses some bugs and optimizes the binary size for a better user experience.
According to Roth, users may have to restart the app or wait until the end of the day to access the latest updates. Updates are distributed through server distribution flags.
Meanwhile, Threads had around 49 million daily active users (DAU) when it first launched in early July, according to various data reports. However, by the end of the second week, this figure had halved to 23 million DAU. Data analysts like SensorTower have also observed a significant drop in the number of users logging into Threads after his week of using Threads.
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