Social media platform Snapchat for 24 hours posts, which can be sent, had a great impact on social media. This feature of Snapchat has gradually spread to all social media platforms. While it was starting to take Instagram and Facebook’s adoption of the feature as natural, Twitter decided to join this trend eight months ago.
Twitter’s story-sharing feature Fleets‘ has been actively used by many users since its release. On the other hand, the vast majority of users use Twitter’s stories feature. couldn’t reconcile with platform. Today, Twitter announced that it will unplug the Fleets feature, with an unexpected statement it shared. The post from the official Twitter account was as follows:
“We’re removing Fleets on August 3, we’re working on something new. We are sorry or welcome”:
The tweet shared by Twitter also shows that the platform accepts the negative criticisms of the Fleets feature. The company said, “We are sorry” about the removal of the feature for those who love the feature, and “please” for those who do not find the feature suitable for Twitter. Twitter’s new decision was also talked about a lot by Twitter users.
It was quite unexpected that the social media giant canceled the Fleets feature. Because the platform was launched last month. feature to show ads between stories had started testing. Ilya Brown, Twitter’s VP of Product, explained why the feature was actually removed:
“ We hoped Fleets would help more people feel comfortable joining the conversation on Twitter. But since we introduced Fleets to everyone, we haven’t seen the increase in the number of new people joining the chat with Fleets as we had hoped.”