Twitter launches disappearing ‘fleets’ globally

FILE PHOTO: File photo of the Twitter logo displayed on a screen on the floor of the NYSE
FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: The Twitter logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 28, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

November 17, 2020

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it is launching tweets that disappear after 24 hours for all users, similar to the stories feature popular on Snapchat and Facebook’s photo-sharing app Instagram.

Twitter has previously announced its plan for these ephemeral ‘fleets’ and tested the feature in markets including Brazil and India.

(Reporting by Elizabeth Culliford)