Threads finally launched its API

Meta has finally launched the Threads API to developers, meaning third party businesses will be able to build their own integrations into the app.Announced Tuesday morning in a blog post by Threads director of engineering Jesse Chen, the API (Application Programming Interface) will allow external devs to build their own apps to publish custom image, video, text, or carousel posts, analyse performance metrics, access follower demographics, and automate reply tools on Threads.”People can now publish posts via the API, fetch their own content, and leverage our reply management capabilities to set reply and quote controls, retrieve replies to their posts, hide, unhide or respond to specific replies,” reads the blog post. SEE ALSO: You came back to Threads. Here’s how it can keep you. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg also announced the news on Threads, writing, “The Threads API is now widely available, and coming to more of you soon.” Post by @zuck View on Threads Meta provided an open-source sample app for developers wanting to build apps using the Threads API —there’s a form for interested developers to fill out. Meta also published a guide on how to use the API, which states that Threads accounts are limited to 250 API-published posts per 24 hours.After Instagram head Adam Mossieri suggested Meta was working on the Threads API in October 2023, the company started testing it earlier this year with Hootsuite, Techmeme, Sprinklr, Social News Desk, Grabyo, and Sprout Social, announcing the beta in April.”Threads is a fast-growing network that reflects…Threads finally launched its API