Twitter has rolled out with new feature similar ti Instagram stories called Fleets. Fleets allow Twitter users to post text, reactions to tweets, photos or videos and customize their Fleets with various background and text options.
Starting today, users will begin to see a row bubbles at the top of their timeline where they can view the stories from people they follow.
“Through our tests in Brazil, Italy, India, and South Korea, we learned Fleets helped people feel more comfortable joining the conversation – we saw people with Fleets talk more on Twitter,” Twitter said in a statement.
Fleets is available on Android and iOS and should be available for everyone in the coming days, according to Twitter.
The company says it aims to make people feel more comfortable sharing personal and casual thoughts, opinions, and feelings through Fleets.
That thing you didn’t Tweet but wanted to but didn’t but got so close but then were like nah.
We have a place for that now—Fleets!
Rolling out to everyone starting today. pic.twitter.com/auQAHXZMfH
— Twitter (@Twitter) November 17, 2020
The social media platform will also roll out stickers and live broadcasting features in Fleets.