UPDATE: Dec. 8, 2023, 11:02 a.m. EST Threads is formally rolling out hashtags or “tags” globally, having examined the function since Nov. 2022. The following story has been up to date to replicate the most recent particulars.
Threads is rolling out hashtags — solely with out the precise hash (#) image.
In November, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced that the app was testing a technique to categorize posts with tags. The preliminary rollout started in Australia, with a worldwide launch on Thursday.
In Threads, tags seem as clickable blue hyperlinks, working like hashtags however minus the # image. Users can attempt it out by typing the hash image and a class or subject.
In a video put up, Instagram head Adam Mosseri mentioned you will be solely ready so as to add one tag per put up, the tag could be a phrase as a substitute of 1 phrase (with areas), and the tags can embody particular characters like query marks.
Threads has been testing many updates, it appears, together with a trending subject feed and an API. Since its launch, the X-rival has steadily launched a few of these new options, including what many identified as crucially lacking.