Twitter introduced Fleets in November 2020. The feature lets Twitter users post full-screen photos, videos, reactions to tweets or plain text that disappears after 24 hours. Fleets came years after Snapchat and Facebook introduced similar options for their users.
How do fleets work?
Fleets allowed users to share text, respond to others’ tweets, or post videos with familiar background colour and text options – and every message disappeared after 24 hours. Users could also respond to others’ fleets by tapping on one and sending a direct message to the creator.
How long does a fleet last on Twitter?
Twitter plans to remove an ephemeral-stories feature from its app after it failed to attract users, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday. The feature, Fleets, automatically deleted images or text after 24 hours.
Is Twitter discontinuing fleets?
Twitter Fleets will no longer be available from August 3 onwards. The decision to discontinue Fleets was because it didn’t attract new users as expected. Twitter launched Fleets last year for people who are anxious about tweeting to still have a way to express themselves on the platform.
Can you see who views your fleets on Twitter?
Fleet authors can see who views their fleets, including accounts with protected tweets, by clicking into their fleets and tapping on the “seen by” text at the bottom.
How do you post a fleet on Twitter?
According to Twitter’s official help page, if you’d like to make one of your Tweets into a Fleet, simply tap on the share icon of any Tweet, then tap Share in Fleet. You can then resize and add text or reactions before sharing your Fleet.
How do you tweet a fleet?
You can find the share icon under any Tweets. When you tap on it, a tab will show up. Select Share in a Fleet option. It will be the last option in there.
What is fleet used for?
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How long do fleets stay up for?
Fleets is tweets that disappear after 24 hours, similar to stories on Snapchat and Instagram. It will show on users home timeline and on the senders profile.
Are fleets getting deleted?
Fleets, which allows users to post full-screen messages that expire after 24 hours, will become defunct on August 3, Twitter said.
Why are fleets going away?
In a blog post explaining the removal of Fleets, Ilya Brown, a Twitter product executive, said the feature had originally been intended as a “lower-pressure, ephemeral way for people to share their fleeting thoughts.”
Can you see who saw your fleets?
Open the Twitter app on your phone. Tap on your fleet at the top left to open it. Once it opens, click the “Seen by” at the bottom left corner. Here, you’ll see the people who have seen your fleets.
Will fleets come back?
Fleets are gone, and by all accounts, it seems they won’t be coming back to Twitter. The Story-type feature simply wasn’t hot enough to keep around. Thankfully, you can still enjoy ephemeral messaging and time-locked stories on Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook.