Threads from Instagram: A New Way to Stay Connected with “Close Friends”

Isn’t social media a curious space that keeps all of us glued? A common platform that connects millions of users around the world. From Facebook to Instagram to Snapchat, we can’t even go an hour without checking the news feeds, status and stories to see what our friends have been up to. Facebook has been around for a while, but Instagram joined this race after a couple of years and still kept its pace quite well.

Instagram was launched back in 2010 and since then there’s no looking back! It has become our favorite, most-loved social media app overtime where we everything we like under one roof. We can upload stories, post pictures, watch videos on IGTV, stalk or fav celebrities, send direct messages to our friends and followers, promote our brand and there’s so much more that we can name without a rest.

You sure must’ve got a huge list of followers on Instagram, right? But aren’t there some stories and posts that we only love to share with our inner circle aka close friends? Of course, yes. Well, you’ll be glad to know that your prayers have been heard.

Say Hello to Threads!

Say Hello to Threads
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*Drum rolls*

Threads from Instagram app is launched today by Facebook which happens to be a dedicated camera-messaging app that allows you to connect with your close friends in private space. Awesome, right? Threads is a stand-alone application which will offer you a platform where you can communicate with your closed pals or a limited set of audience chosen by you.

Doesn’t it remind you of Instagram’s close friends’ list? A little more than much! So, think of this app as an extended version of Instagram’s close friends’ section, as with the help of this app you can share posts, stories, videos, messages with your close friends’ list, and you can upload freely without the fear of any third-person’s judgment.

Why Do We Need Threads from Instagram App?

Why Do We Need Threads from Instagram App
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We already have the “Close friend” list feature on Instagram, so why do we need a dedicated app? Well, we’re sure that this question may be running through your mind. In defense of this, Instagram mentions that as we love sharing our personal moments with our close friends, Threads will offer a dedicated platform that will keep all your private conversations in one place. Threads will act like your personal space where you can freely share posts, stories, and messages with exclusively your inner circle.

What’s New?

Whats New
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Threads from Instagram app will also come with a unique feature where you can upload status to tell your close friends what you’ve been up to. If you’re busy or out in the wilds vacationing, when you don’t get much time to update your fellas about your recent activities, you can upload a status like Studying, on the move, Procrastinating, or whatever your current mood says.

Getting Started

Getting Started
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As Instagram announced, the Threads app is rolled out globally today for iOS and Android! And using this app is pretty simple and straightforward. You haven’t picked your close friends on Instagram yet, don’t worry. You can start afresh, pick your bunch of close buddies and get started with this app.

Before you leave, you might also want to think about social media addiction and its consequences. The best way to limit your smartphone and social media use is by using Social Fever app for Android. This app not only gives you a real-time data about your smartphone usage but can also help you stay away from it. Moreover, it also keeps track of the strain on your eyes and ears when watching videos or listening to music for too long. So do not waste your time, try Social Fever now and reconnect with the real world.

Hey fellas, what do you think about this app? Do you think it has a long way to go? Feel free to share your insights in the comments box below.

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