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Twitter tests closed group feature

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Twitter is testing a feature that will allow its users to form their own closed groups and share their tweets only within the group.

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“We’re now testing Twitter Circle, which lets you add up to 150 people who can see your Tweets when you want to share with a smaller crowd,” the social media company said.

“Some Tweets are for everyone & others are just for people you’ve picked.”

To tweet within their groups, users must click the oval above the text box while writing a tweet and then change the audience from “Everyone” to “Twitter Circle”.

Once a user has tweeted in the Circle other members of the Circle can see it and interact with it. People will not be notified when they are added or removed from the Twitter Circle, TechCrunch reported.

Twitter has however said on its platform that only some of the users can start creating their own Twitter Circle now.


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