February 13, 2024Anmol Nagpal

Meta's Threads rolls out X-like Trending topics feature

Meta's Threads is now rolling out a new trending feature, similar to what users used to see on X (formerly Twitter).

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Notably, users have been asking Instagram to add the trending feature to Threads since its launch last year.

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Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the company is rolling out a small test of trending topics of the day in the US and that the feature will soon be rolled out to other countries and languages.

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Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri also confirmed the rollout of Today's topics feature which will be available in the search page and the user's For You feed.

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Mosseri while giving update about the new feature said that the trending topics will be selected by the company's AI systems based on what people are engaging with.

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In a media interaction, Meta said that the "Today's Topics" section is determined based on a machine learning algorithm.

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It also includes how many users are talking about a particular topic and how many users have interacted with posts on the same topic.

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