Threads recently rolled out two exciting updates – GIFs and polls within posts. In this brief guide, we’ll walk you through how to use these new features effectively.
Mark Zuckerberg’s Announcement
Mark Zuckerberg recently shared the exciting news that Threads has already amassed approximately 100 million monthly active users.
Creating a Poll in Threads
To create a poll in Threads, follow these steps:
- Click on the three stripes icon while composing a post.
- Write your question text.
- Add up to four answer options for your subscribers to vote on.
Moreover, a timer will be displayed alongside the poll to indicate the time remaining until the poll’s completion, a useful engagement booster. When the voting concludes, all participants will receive a notification with the results, notes NIX Solutions.
Adding a GIF to a Post
To include a GIF in your Threads post, simply:
- Click the new GIF button when composing a thread.
- Browse through GIFs from the GIPHY service.
- Select the appropriate animation and click to add it to your message.
By incorporating these new features, you can make your Threads posts even more engaging and visually appealing.