Meta-owned social community Threads is lastly testing a “Current” filter to type search outcomes based mostly on the latest posts. Instagram head Adam Mosseri noted Monday that the roll-out is a part of a “restricted take a look at,” and the characteristic has been made accessible to only some customers.

“We’re beginning to take a look at this with a small variety of folks, so it’s simpler to search out related search ends in real-time,” he mentioned in a reply to a consumer.

A consumer a part of the take a look at posted that they may see “High” and “Current” filters on the search outcomes display. They famous that the “Current” filter isn’t strictly chronological, however it’s higher suited than “High” filter for seeing newest posts.

Earlier this 12 months, Threads by accident rolled out the choice to type search outcomes by the recency through which that they had been posted. At the moment, the corporate mentioned it was an “inside prototype accessible for a small variety of folks.”

Final November, Mosseri cautioned that Threads lacked the characteristic to seek for real-time outcomes as a result of it might create a “safety loophole.”

“To make clear, having a complete checklist of *each* publish with a selected phrase in chronological order inevitably means spammers and different dangerous actors pummel the view with content material by merely including the related phrases or tags. And earlier than you ask why we don’t take down that dangerous content material, perceive there’s much more content material that folks don’t wish to see than we will or ought to take down.” Mosseri mentioned at the moment, explaining why Threads didn’t have an choice to type search outcomes.