Twitter announced the removal of the ability to create “Moments” within iOS and Android apps, as it did not seem to use much of this feature that gave users a way to link multiple tweets to tell a story. When features are not used as often, we remove them, so we can focus on building other products that you’ll love, “said the microblogging site in a tweet.
Making moments will always be possible from the desktop version of Twitter, while users can still view Moments from their iOS and Android devices, announced 9to5Mac late Tuesday.
“On October 23, we remove the ability to create” Moments “on Twitter for iOS or Android apps, and when features are not used as often, we remove them so we can focus on building more products. that you will love, “said the microblogging site in a tweet.
On October 23, we’re removing the ability to create Moments on the Twitter for iOS or Android apps. When features aren't used as often, we’ll remove them, so we can focus on building other products you’ll love.
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) October 9, 2018
In particular, Twitter announced a new focus on the “Moments” feature in July 2018. However, this did not last too long. The company may have concluded that maintaining mobile functionality would take too much time and represent more problems than its value, according to Engadget.