Threads has released two new features for its Android and iOS users. The Meta-owned social media platform will now allow users to save drafts of posts to return to later and edit or publish. The app will also allow users to take photos without having to be redirected to the default camera app. Both features were rolled out on March 7 and should reach all users within the next few days. Notably, Threads recently added a new feature that allows users to bookmark their favorite posts.

The features were also announced by the officials handle of the threads and a post by Instagram head Adam Mosseri. He said: “We’ve been testing the ability to save a draft and also take photos in the Threads app – now we’re offering both for everyone. We hope they’ll make it easier to share your ideas on the go.” Given Mosseri’s first announcement of the feature, the testing phase lasted just over two weeks.

Saving draft posts is a convenient feature that allows users to enter text, create a poll, add photos, videos, audio messages or other files and instead of publishing it immediately, save the draft and publish it later. This is useful when a user wants to edit the post, confirm information, or pre-enter it.

Since Threads doesn’t allow post-scheduling without using a third-party app like Hootsuite, it can also act as a workaround for publishing a post at a specific time. To use it, just create a new post, add the content and swipe down or tap the Cancel icon and then tap Draft.

Another feature that debuted alongside saving drafts is taking photos in the Threads app. Earlier, users were redirected to the default camera app where they could click a photo which would then be shared to the social media app. Now users can simply grant Threads access to cameras and then take photos from within the app. The Threads camera interface is not as feature-rich as the Instagram camera and only comes with basic features, which might be a good reason to stick with the default camera. However, new features may be added to the interface soon.

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