Twitter edit button is finally coming, users can fix typos soon

New Delhi: Twitter on Wednesday announced that it is working to allow users to edit their tweets after posting to fix typos and errors, as its CEO Parag Aggarwal took a dig at Tesla and SpaceX. Welcoming the CEO to our Board of Directors.

The micro-blogging platform said that Twitter plans to begin testing the feature with Twitter Blue customers in the “coming months”. (Also Read: Apple To Host Online Flagship Developers Conference From June 6-10)

“Now that everyone is asking… yes, we’ve been working on an editing feature since last year!” The company said.

Twitter posted, “We didn’t get the idea from a poll (by Elon Musk). We’re starting testing within @TwitterBlue. Labs over the coming months to learn what works, what doesn’t, and what’s possible.” Is.”

The news came when Musk bought a 9.2 percent stake in the company for $3 billion.

Jay Sullivan, the company’s vice president of consumer products, said the edit button has been the most requested Twitter feature for many years.

Sullivan said on Wednesday, “People want that (sometimes embarrassing) mistakes, typos and hot take that can be fixed in an instant.

Without things like deadlines, control and transparency about what is edited, “editing can be misused to alter the record of public conversations,” he remarked.

“Protecting the integrity of that public conversation is our top priority when we approach this work”.

Therefore, it will take time and “we will actively seek input and counter-thought before launching the edit. We will approach this feature with care and consideration and will share updates as we move forward,” he tweeted. Said in the thread.

The former CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has always been reluctant to add an edit button in the past.

Musk, who launched a poll this week asking his more than 80 million followers if they’d like an edit button, has announced significant improvements to Twitter in the coming months.

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