Threads Presents Polling and GIF Features. PHOTO/DAILY
CUPERTINO – Threads doesn’t seem to want to be left behind by X, which was previously known as Twitter. It can be seen that currently social media under the auspices of Meta already offers Polling and GIF features.
As pointed out by Mark Zuckerberg, the poll feature has up to four options and a timer that counts down how long users have to vote in the poll in real time.
To be able to see the results of a poll, users must vote in it. Threads will also send notifications to users who vote when the poll is finished, reported by The Verge, Monday (30/11/2023).
Meanwhile, to be able to share GIFs, users can select the new GIF icon to search for GIFs from Giphy. The selector will display trending GIFs, or can use the search bar to track specific GIFs.
For your information, Threads itself is intensively presenting new features to be able to compete with
“The number of views is especially interesting because I think if we shipped Instagram, or Facebook, today, we would probably have them,” wrote Instagram head Adam Mosseri.
“They give people a better idea of their reach, and generally more input is a good thing,” he continued.
Pinned posts are the essence of the X profile, but Threads innovates the idea by allowing you to pin replies to posts. Mosseri said the view and pin count tests are now available to a small number of people.