What happened to stories on Twitter?
After a fittingly fleeting time in the wild, Twitter is banishing its ephemeral stories feature known as Fleets, which debuted in November 2020. Twitter began testing Fleets back in March of last year.
How do I find my stories on Twitter?
Using Twitter to tell your brand’s story
- Use Twitter Moments to collect and curate multiple Tweets so you can tell a story around a topic or conversation that’s relevant to your followers.
- Instead of using just one image in your Tweet, use multiple photos in a Tweet to create a narrative arc.
Did they remove stories from Twitter?
Twitter has officially gotten rid of Fleets, the short-lived Instagram Story-like profile feature that allowed users to upload temporary content. The social network first announced that Fleets would be gone back in July, but that users could still make use of the feature until August 3.
Why did Twitter stop stories?
In a blog post, the team behind Fleets at Twitter confirmed that the number of people using this feature was low, so that’s why it’s being discontinued. Right now, the Fleets interface is still appearing on Twitter’s mobile app, but users are no longer able to view or post any new content.
When did Twitter get stories?
Twitter Fleets is an Instagram Stories-like ephemeral feature, that appears on the top of a user’s feed, and posts on it disappear in 24 hours. Twitter started testing Fleets in June 2020, and eventually rolled it out to users globally in November last year.
Why can’t I see fleets on Twitter?
We built Fleets as a lower-pressure, ephemeral way for people to share their fleeting thoughts. We hoped Fleets would help more people feel comfortable joining the conversation on Twitter. … Because of this, on August 3, Fleets will no longer be available on Twitter.
How do you tweet a story?
How to Create a Twitter Thread
- Open the Twitter website or the official Twitter app on your iOS or Android device.
- Tap the compose icon to begin a new tweet. …
- Type your first tweet as usual. …
- Select the blue + icon in the lower-right corner.
- Type your second tweet. …
- Repeat until you’ve finished your Twitter thread.
How do I tell a professional story in a tweet?
There are many ways that you can describe yourself in a Tweet. You could go for a more formal route and write 1-3 short sentences about yourself or you can make a mix of single words and short phrases. You can make your Tweet rhyme or even make it funny — whatever you believe best reflects you as a person.
How do I view fleets?
You’ll see Fleets at the top of your home timeline. Click on any to watch. The next one in your list will play automatically when it’s done. You can see who viewed your Fleet (this includes accounts with protected Tweets) by opening up your Fleet and tapping “Seen By” at the bottom.
Why is Fleet gone?
Where have they gone? Twitter has decided to remove Fleets due to the lack of Twitter users actually using the feature. The app originally introduced Fleets as a space for posting something users were perhaps unsure about tweeting, a quieter space on the internet for those more random thoughts.
Is Fleet gone?
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.
Will Twitter 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.