In October 2015, Twitter rolled out a new feature called the Twitter moment.
Twitter Moments are a consolidation of the best tweets around a topic. You can add many tweets from different users.
They can be tweeted, liked, pinned and embedded like the usual tweets.
"We are giving people a new and dynamic way to tell their stories.” Says Twitter after offering this twitter moment feature to everyone.
Brands can use Twitter moments for sharing a series of tweets in the an order, for sharing behind-the-scene stories of your business, to keep on top of trending topics and for new product launches.
When you click on a moment, it will open up a compilation of multiple tweets with a cover photo and an introduction.
To have a look at your Twitter Moments, you should go to the top of your Twitter profile and click on Moments.
Here you get a list of all the trending stories, news, sports, entertainment and fun.
You can create your own Twitter moments.
Here are Ten Steps to Create your own Twitter Moment.
Logon to your twitter account
Click on the moments tab and click on Create new Moment.
Click on ‘Title your Moment’ and add a title suitable to the moment that you are about to create
Next add a description about the moment that you want to create
Choose a cover image of your choice from the selected tweets by clicking on the Set cover. Crop and adjust it to fit into the frame.
Click on ‘Add Tweets to your moment’ and browse through the tweets that you have liked, tweet by account, tweet search and tweet link.
To add a tweet to the moment, click on the checkmark.
Arrange the tweets by clicking on the up or down arrow which will shift the tweets up or down. You can click on the x mark if you would like to delete any chosen tweet.
9. Additional settings like the theme color and publishing location can be chosen by clicking the ‘more’ button on the left hand side. You can tick on the ‘mark that moment contains sensitive material’ if your moment contains any sensitive information.
‘Make the moment link only’ can be chosen if you wish to share the moment privately with others by sharing the link
If you wish to save the changes as a draft and publish later, you hit the button ‘Finish later’ and Finally when you are ready to publish the moment, hit the button ‘Publish’.
Now your Twitter moment is ready to be viewed by your followers.