San Francisco: Micro-blogging site Twitter has launched its new feature “Communities” as an alternative to Facebook’s popular Groups where people can share discussions on a specific topic. Twitter Community will have its own moderators where they can set their rules, invite and remove people. The popular micro-blogging site has invited a handful of users to create the first Communities and then will allow anyone to create their own on its website.Also Read - Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: Jethalal Memes Trend as Twitter Warms up to Reports of Babita ji-Tappu's Relationship
“Communities are created and self-moderated by people on Twitter maybe even you! Like if you are passionate about birds of the Southern Hemisphere or soup, you could start a Community for that in the future,” the company said in a tweet. Also Read - Is This Virat Kohli or Bobby Deol in Money Heist Season 5? Indian Fans Flood Twitter With Memes
Twitter users can be invited to an initial batch of Communities that include #AstroTwitter, #DogTwitter, #SkincareTwitter, and #SoleFood (a group for sneaker enthusiasts). Also Read - Instagram Down: Memes Flood Twitter as Users Not Able To Use App On Android, iOS
“We are launching with a handful of Communities BUT we expect (and want!) new ones to be created every week. Our plan is to build and update Communities based on your feedback, so tell us how you *really* feel which honestly you’re already very good at doing ,” the company added.
Communities can be accessed through the navigation bar on iOS devices and on the web, there’s a Communities option on the sidebar.
(With Inputs From IANS)