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Twitter tests ‘fleets’ so you can share tweets that disappear in 24 hours – Source CNET Tech


Twitter is exploring a way to share tweets that vanish in 24 hours. 

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Twitter said Wednesday that it’s testing a feature that’ll let users post tweets that vanish in 24 hours, a tool meant to encourage people to feel more comfortable sharing their thoughts online. 

Sharing ephemeral content is popular on other social media sites, such as Snapchat and Facebook-owned Instagram, so it isn’t surprising Twitter is giving that a try. Even the business-oriented social network LinkedIn is testing a way to share content that disappears. 

Twitter said it’s calling the new feature “fleets.” The company is testing the tool in Brazil, so unless you’re in that country, you won’t be able to see or create these…

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