How to create a Moment

Twitter Moments are curated stories about what’s happening around the world—powered by Tweets. It’s easy to create your own story with Twitter Moments.

You can begin creating your own Moment via the navigation bar on twitter.com. To get started all you need is a title, description, Tweets, and a selected cover image.
 

Note: Moment creation is only available on twitter.com. It is no longer possible to create a Moment from your Twitter for iOS or Android app. 

How to create a Moment
From the Moments tab:
Step 1

Navigate to Moments via  in your navigation bar.

Step 2

Click the Create button to start creating a new Moment.

Step 3

Title your Moment and give it a brief description.

Step 4

Import Tweets to fill your Moment. You can choose how to import Tweets from the following:

  • Tweets I've liked: this will show all Tweets that you've liked.
  • Tweets by Account: Use the search bar to search for Tweets to include from an account on Twitter.
  • Tweet Search: Use the search bar to search for a specific Tweet or Tweets using a hashtag.
  • Collection ID: Import a Collection ID that you created on TweetDeck.
Step 5

Select the Tweet you’d like to add to your Moment and click Add. 

Step 6

Add a Cover Image by clicking the camera icon  . A pop-up should appear with all the images included in the Tweets within the Moment. Select the image you’d like to set as the cover then click Apply to select the image.

You can also add an image from a Tweet URL that’s not already included in the Moment. Click Add from Tweet URL and paste the URL of the Tweet that includes the image you’d like to add.

Step 7

Crop the image you have selected. The cropping tool will give you a preview of the image on both desktop and mobile.

Step 8

Publish the Moment by clicking Publish once you’re ready to go live with your Moment.

Step 9

Select your Moment's visibility:

  • Private: Only owners can see the Moment.
  • Public: Everyone can discover the Moment.
  • Unlisted: Only those with the URL can see this Moment. Use caution - while unlikely, the URL is guessable.

If your Moment contains Sensitive content, click the check box.

Step 10

Tweet your Moment.


Frequently asked questions
 

Can I make my Moment private?

Moments have the following visibility options:

  • Private: Only owners can see the Moment
  • Public: Everyone can discover the Moment
  • Unlisted: Only those with the URL can see this Moment. Use caution — while unlikely, the URL is guessable.

 

Can content in my Moment be reported?

Yes. Content displayed in a Moment, such as photos, videos, or Tweets can be reported. Learn about the various options for reporting components of a Moment.

 

What happens if a Tweet I included in my Moment is reported?

If the cover or any of the individual Tweets of your Moment is reported to us and found to be in violation of the Twitter Rules, your account may be locked—even if you did not author the Tweet. 

Note: Learn more about Moments and how to find them.

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