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After 15 Years, Twitter Releases Edit Button by Prestar(m): 10:33pm On Sep 01, 2022
Twitter, a social media company, has at long last made its eagerly anticipated Edit Tweet tool available.

On Thursday, August 1, 2022, the business announced that it is testing the long-awaited edit button and some users may start seeing modified tweets in their stream.

Twitter claims that the function is presently undergoing "internal testing."

The "Edit Tweet" pilot will start with internal staff members before being opened up to users who have "Twitter Blue" subscriptions, according to the business.

The business wrote on its site, "Edit Tweet is a tool that lets consumers make adjustments to their Tweet after it's been published. "Think of it as a brief window of time to add missing tags, fix typos, and other things."

Users could make "a few" edits to a tweet under the revision under study within 30 minutes of the tweet's initial posting, the company said. This would "help protect the integrity of the conversation and create a publicly accessible record of what was said."

The fundamentals of utilising Twitter have been the same since it was introduced in 2006: You composed a tweet, you tweeted it, and then you dealt with the consequences. They weren't take back

Because of this, the edit button is maybe the biggest change to the social media platform since Twitter raised the character limit for messages from 140 to 280 in 2017.

Twitter became a hub for online fights and hot takes because of its adherence to first draughts. But after sending a Twitter, users frequently regret the words they chose or discover a spelling error.

As Twitter expanded from a specialised service to a world-wide platform, more users started requesting an editing feature for their postings. They grumbled. They pleaded. They were furious. Some people made errors in their tweets and asked for an edit button to fix them.

Even Elon Musk, the multibillionaire who is debating whether to uphold a $44 billion agreement to acquire Twitter, appears to be in support of an edit button.

Musk tweeted in 2012, "I meant lämpe. When you really need it, where is the edit function?


SOURCE https://star-potter.com/after-15-years-twitter-releases-edit-button/

Re: After 15 Years, Twitter Releases Edit Button by ToyBoyAaron(m): 5:12am On Sep 02, 2022
Welcomed developments.

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