You can reply to your own posts to create a thread which links them together. Useful if you want to post an update to an earlier post or to break up something that is longer.

I thought this one was pretty obvious, but I regularly see people creating separate posts which should really be replies.

You can now feature hashtags on your profile. Useful if you want people to be able to filter your posts by a specific topic or hashtag:

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