Instagram Recent Update: Instagram, owned by Meta, has initiated the rollout of the web-based edition of its Threads platform in an attempt to counter the platform’s waning popularity. Threads users will now have the capability to create posts, peruse their feeds, and engage with content via desktop access, according to statements from the social media network.

TechCrunch reports that the Threads team is actively working to introduce additional functionalities that will bring the web application in line with its mobile counterpart in the upcoming weeks.

However, users utilizing Threads on the desktop will find themselves unable to make edits to their profiles or transmit threads through Instagram’s direct messages (DMs).

Last week, Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, provided a tantalizing hint by stating, “We’re on the verge of launching the web version.”

In response to a user’s query, Mosseri stated, “Desktop web support will materialize well ahead of foldable device support. The web version is nearing completion, whereas work on foldable devices is not a current focus.”

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Mosseri also revealed that the company had been conducting internal testing of an early web iteration for “one or two weeks,” but additional refinements are necessary prior to a widespread release.

In a prior announcement earlier this month, Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder and CEO of Meta, expressed the company’s intention to unveil the web edition within “the upcoming weeks.”

The absence of a web version for Threads has been a noticeable gap since its launch.

Threads, Meta’s alternative to Twitter (now X), has experienced a consistent decline, with daily active users plummeting from a peak of roughly 50,000 global Android users in early July to approximately 10 million.

On its debut date, more than 10 million users swiftly embraced the social media application within a span of seven hours, as indicated by Mark Zuckerberg.

According to Sensor Tower, a market intelligence data provider, Threads became the most downloaded non-game app within a decade on its initial day, ultimately surpassing 100 million users before facing a downturn.

Simultaneously, Meta has unveiled new enhancements for Threads, encompassing the ability to directly share posts through Instagram’s direct messages (DMs), an introduction of a mention button, and more.