Twitter is ending its “Fleets” feature less than a year after it was first announced.
If you’re not familiar with what Fleets were, well, then, there’s no point in knowing now, but they were designed for users to share “momentary thoughts” that would only be up for 24 hours, similar to features on other social platforms like Instagram Stories.
At the time Twitter explained in its announcement, “Because they disappear from view after a day, Fleets helped people feel more comfortable sharing personal and casual thoughts, opinions, and feelings. These are early findings from our tests and we’re excited to learn more about how Fleets are used by you.”
Twitter is now ending the