How to use Threads: Meta’s New Text-Based Public Conversation App

We live in an age where digital communication is rapidly evolving, and Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, is at the forefront of this evolution. They recently launched a new app called Threads, and it’s definitely worth your attention.

Threads is a text-based public conversation app, quite similar to Twitter. However, it comes with its unique set of features that make it stand out. Let’s dive into this exciting new platform and understand how it works.

How to Use Threads

To start using Threads, you need to log in with your Instagram account. This allows you to import your Instagram profile directly, making the process seamless and straightforward. You also get to choose whether your account is public or private, giving you control over your online presence.

Once logged in, it provides the option to follow everyone you’re already connected with on Instagram, or you can choose to selectively follow specific people.

Being powered by Instagram and the Fediverse, it offers a user-friendly interface where you can create posts, view replies, edit your profile, and share your profile effortlessly.

Privacy and Customization on Threads

One of the standout features of Threads is its robust privacy settings. You can mute people you don’t want to interact with and hide replies containing offensive words, phrases, or emojis. In addition, you have the flexibility to create a custom list of words, phrases, and emojis that you’d prefer not to see.

You can also adjust your notification settings according to your preference, helping you manage your interactions on the app effectively.

Engaging with Posts on Threads

Threads provides several ways for you to engage with posts. You can like, comment, repost, and share posts with ease. These functions are similar to other social media apps, making Threads intuitive and easy to navigate for users familiar with digital platforms.


Threads is a promising addition to Meta’s suite of digital communication tools. Its close integration with Instagram and focus on text-based public conversations make it a versatile platform for both personal and professional use.

To get started with Threads, simply download the app and log in with your Instagram account. It’s a fantastic platform to share your thoughts, engage with others, and stay connected in our increasingly digital world.

Check out the video below where I walk you through the process of setting up and using Threads. Don’t forget to like and subscribe for more helpful content on digital marketing and tech trends.

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