How to view Twitter Fleets without anyone knowing

5 min readNov 21, 2020

Have you ever heard about Twitter Fleets? If you have already, don’t you wonder about viewing Twitter Fleets without anyone knowing it?

If you do, let’s check out our detailed article about Twitter’s latest feature, Twitter Fleets.

Since November 17, Twitter Fleets became available worldwide. However, it is still unknown to most Twitter users as a brand new feature.

So, there are many questions out there in people’s minds like, “how to get Twitter Fleets” and “how to use Twitter Fleets.”

So, let me fresh your mind briefly, what is Twitter Fleets? Then, I continue to point by point.

What is Twitter Fleets? in Brief

Twitter Fleets is a new story-like feature of Twitter on which you can share anything, just like an update in the form of a story.

Twitter Fleets stories disappear like Snapchat, Instagram stories, or like butterflies after 24 hours.

And this feature may relive and let people free who like to share their thoughts with knowing that all those will have been deleted in 24 hours and will not stick forever on them.

How Twitter Fleets Works

Twitter Fleets is an exciting way for Twitter to connect. Text, images, videos, and everything else can be uploaded. Above all, it is all temporary and should not lead to unnecessary talks.

  • Twitter lets you post up to a max of 280 characters for each fleet.
  • Presently, there is no available feature for likes, public retweets, or replies.
  • Just like it is on Instagram, you can see who viewed your fleets.
  • Fleet owners can see who viewed their Fleets by tapping on “Seen By” at the boom of their Fleets.
  • Fleet authors can protect their Fleets as they do protect their tweets.
  • The followers and unfollowers (if the owner makes his/her Twitter Fleets public) can view the Twitter Fleets and reply to them by DMs.

Note: Twitter keeps staying on the safe side both for itself and its millions of users. Twitter rules are available for the Twitter Fleets as well. The company declares;

“… please note that we maintain a copy of all sent Fleets for a limited time after they expire or are deleted to be able to enforce against Fleets that are found to violate our rules.

If a Fleet was found in violation, we may extend the time we maintain a copy of it to allow people an opportunity to appeal the violation if they believe it was a mistake.”

How to Enable Twitter Fleets

The feature has been announced very recently that it became available worldwide. So you don’t have to do anything to enable Twitter Fleets for your account. It is enough to keep your Twitter app up-to-date to get Twitter Fleets on your mobile devices.

Note: Twitter Fleets can be found on Twitter Android and iOS apps for now. Feature for Twitter Fleets on desktop or web versions is not available yet.

How to view Twitter Fleets Anonymously

Once someone sent a Twitter Fleet, Twitter tells them who has viewed, simply who engaged. You can’t see fleet anonymously.

At the same time, it is quite an understandable thing that sometimes you might want to view a Twitter Fleet without anyone knowing or anonymously.

For instance, let’s consider you are conducting a marketing strategy through researching on Twitter. You want to check in a competitive brand’s Twitter marketing strategy and may prefer to keep that hidden.

Here are five easy steps that let you view someone’s Twitter Fleet without letting them know / anonymously.

Step #1: Open the Twitter app on your mobile device.

Step #2: Let Twitter Fleets on top of the Twitter timeline load. Once loading is done, turn off the Wi-Fi and circular data of your mobile device. tap on another Fleet next to the actual one.

Step #3: Once the internet is turned off, you can freely view the Twitter Fleets you want to do. Swipe it to the Fleet’s direction that you want to view without seen.

Step #4: When you have watched all those you wanted to view without anyone knowing, you can turn on the internet again and close the app.

Another Method to View Twitter Fleets Without Them Knowing

Via this way, you can swipe between the various Fleets of users using the interface without them knowing.

Step #1: Check the Twitter Fleet you want to view anonymously and tap on another Fleet next to the actual one.

Step #2: Tap on the Fleet to pause it, and slowly swipe it to the Fleet’s direction that you want to view without seen.

Note: While doing that, you should be careful because if you swipe all the way will see that you have viewed it.

Pro Tip: If you want to delete some of your tweets by date range or specific username, you can filter them on your tweet history with Circleboom. And delete all tweets all at once.

Wrapping Up:

All in all, Twitter Fleets may be a breakthrough for B2B marketing. It provides an opportunity to communicate media messages that brands and influencers want to follow but tweets.

Here you can freely be checking Twitter Fleets without letting anyone know where you are looking at.

However, it does not mean the feature that we show you won’t be patched or fixed soon by Twitter. So enjoy taking advantage of this trick to do anonymous marketing researches on Twitter.

For better engagement, don’t miss cleaning your account regularly. Don’t let fake, spam, and inactive Twitter accounts stay. You can list and unfollow inactive accounts via Cicleboom as well.

Originally published at on November 21, 2020.




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