You can now delete Threads while keeping your Instagram profile

If you’re a Threads user, Instagram’s new microblogging app, you might appreciate the latest update that’s rolling out. Meta is introducing a feature that allows you to delete your Threads account without saying goodbye to your Instagram profile. This change addresses a significant user pain point—previously, deleting Threads also meant losing your Instagram account. How to delete your Threads account without deleting your Instagram To delete your Threads account, head to your profile, hit the menu in the top right corner, and navigate to Privacy > Suggesting posts on other apps. From there, you can toggle off Instagram and Facebook individually, ensuring your Threads posts stay put. .stk-eec1b35{background-color:#ebebeb !important;background-position:bottom right !important;background-repeat:no-repeat !important;background-size:10% !important;box-shadow:0px 5px 5px 0px rgba(76,31,83,0.3) !important;padding-top:5px !important;padding-bottom:5px !important;margin-top:32px !important;margin-bottom:32px !important}.stk-eec1b35:before{background-color:#ebebeb !important}.stk-eec1b35 .stk-block-icon{flex-basis:57px !important} .stk-2d6548b .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child{opacity:0.7 !important}.stk-2d6548b .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child,.stk-2d6548b .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child :is(g,path,rect,polygon,ellipse){fill:var(–stk-global-color-56583,#911d9c) !important} .stk-181ab1b{box-shadow:none !important;margin-top:16px !important;margin-bottom:6px !important}.stk-181ab1b .stk-block-heading__text{text-shadow:none !important;font-size:17px !important;font-weight:500 !important;font-style:normal !important;font-family:-apple-system,BlinkMacSystemFont,”Segoe UI”,Roboto,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif,”Apple Color Emoji”,”Segoe UI Emoji”,”Segoe UI Symbol” !important}@media screen and (max-width:1023px){.stk-181ab1b .stk-block-heading__text{font-size:17px !important}}Note that while this stops your content from being shared across platforms, you’ll still see others’ Threads content on Instagram and Facebook. This development is part of a broader effort by Meta to give users more control over their accounts. As reported by Petapixel, Meta faced technical challenges in separating the two services due to Threads’ reliance on Instagram’s infrastructure. However, they’ve made strides to overcome these issues, and by December 2023, users will be able to manage their Threads and Instagram accounts independently. Additional details uncovered by developer Alessandro Paluzzi and…You can now delete Threads while keeping your Instagram profile

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