It’s called a community and all tweets will be public and visible, but only members of the group will be able to reply, like or retweet.
Twitter announced this on Wednesday role-playing communities, a space dedicated to people with a similar interest in the style of your competitor Facebook and Reddit’s popular groups.
In a corporate blog post, the San Francisco, California company explained that the communities are available in trial mode and with a limited number of interests, including “dogs”, “astrology”, “skin care” and “sneakers”.
From Twitter, he indicated that the number of communities would be expanded to such an extent that more users were allowed to create new groups during the next months.
When a member of a community – previously invited by a moderator or someone who is already part of it – send message to grouphandjob All other members will receive it, Regardless of whether they follow the sender of the tweet or not.
Each community has a moderator who can create internal rules and set the tone for future conversations, such as restricting discussion to certain issues outside the group that bring members closer together.
Although initially all group moderators who already spoke English assured Twitter that they were “discovering” Spanish-speaking communities such as “Latino en Gaming” and “Creative Latinx”.
“For now, communities are accessible by invitation only, But we’re working on ways so that people can find people they want to be a part of and connect with”, he pointed to Blue Bird’s company.