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Tesla founder and CEO, Elon Musk has requested a new feature after Twitter announced Wednesday for the discontinuation of its Fleets feature, the platform's own version of stories.

Musk, who recently has claimed that his humour helps keep Tesla car prices low, asked for a new laughing emoji in the messaging section of Twitter.

"A new laughing emoji on DMs would be great," Musk replied to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's tweet.

Other users were also quick to demand chan based on their personal usage.

Fleets are reminiscent of Instagram and Facebook “stories" and Snapchat’s snaps, which let users post short-lived photos and messages. Such features are increasingly popular with social media users looking for smaller groups and and more private chats.

The company began testing tweets that vanish after 24 hours last March in Brazil.

"We hoped Fleets would help more people feel comfortable joining the conversation on Twitter," Ilya Brown, Twitter's vice president of product, said in a statement. "But, in the time since we introduced Fleets to everyone, we haven't seen an increase in the number of new people joining the conversation with Fleets like we hoped."

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