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Threads is testing ‘Today’s topics’ to tell users what’s trending in the US

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Threads is rolling out a new test in the US that shows a list of popular topics that other users are discussing, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in a post on Threads. The list will appear on the search page and in the For You feed, allowing you to browse through posts about a particular topic.

In addition to testing a way to save posts, Meta recently said it will add controls to limit political content recommendations on Threads.

Instagram head Adam Mosseri says Threads uses machine learning AI systems to determine what goes on the list. It takes into account how many people are talking about a certain topic, as well as how many people have interacted with posts about it.

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