Friday, September 29, 2023

Twitter is finally bringing the most-wanted Edit feature

Twitter has finally confirmed that it will give its paying users the most-wanted edit feature to edit their tweets. This change came about because thousands of users are also asking for a long time for a way to edit their tweets.

In a blog post, the company said that customers who pay $4.99 a month for Twitter. Twitter Blue can always change their tweets more than once in the first 30 minutes after they post.

The company also told its users in a joke that the edit button is finally getting added and that it’s okay if they see a post that is changed because the edit button itself is tested.

In April, Elon Musk, the richest person in the world and CEO of Tesla. He said that he is keen on purchasing shares on Twitter. He tweeted a poll asking his followers if they needed an edit button. More than 73% of them said yes.

As a result, people started talking about the problems with the edit button. Like its potential to help spread false information. So, when a tweet is edited, it will show a little pencil icon and a timestamp to show when it last changed. Users are able to see their full edit history by clicking the “edited” button.

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The company has already attempted a number of different versions of this function. Subscribers to Twitter Blue, on the other hand, can delay tweets for up to a minute before they go live. Giving them time to think about what they’re posting.

When Twitter asked if the edit feature is then made available to everyone. The Twitter representative said that tests are now being done to “predict what will happen if we brought it to everyone”.

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