Twitter rolled out a new feature called 'Fleets' on Tuesday, 17 November
Similar to the disappearing feature on Snapchat and Instagram Stories, 'Fleets' will disappear after 24 hours. This update will eventually reach all users across the world.
Users can also 'fleet' reactions to other tweets, photos, and videos, as well as customise them with cool backgrounds and other effects.
Fleets do not get retweets, likes, or public replies. Also, other users can only reply to your Fleets over direct messaging.
Twitter hopes that the new feature will help reduce the pressure of expressing personal thoughts and lessen concerns of receiving public feedback
According to Twitter Product Lead Kayvon Beykpour, Fleets aims to "address some of the anxieties that hold people back from talking on Twitter."
"Those new to Twitter found Fleets to be an easier way to share what's on their mind," he added.
"Because they disappear from view after a day, Fleets helped people feel more comfortable sharing personal and casual thoughts, opinions, and feelings."
However, some have pointed out the feature's potential for abuse and how it could be used for targeted harassment
Other users cited performance issues, claiming the feature was laggy and crashing the app
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