Twitter has been spotted working on a way for users to edit their tweets on the microblogging platform. The feature was first spotted on Twitter’s web interface and may make its way to Android and iOS apps in the future. The ability to edit tweets after posting has been requested by users for several years. Twitter has already confirmed that the service is already working on an edit button, which will make its way to Twitter Blue users in the coming months.
Twitter’s edit button was first spotted on the web interface by developer Alessandro Paluzzi, who shared screenshots of the feature on Twitter. A Edit tweet The option appears in the three-dot menu after a tweet is posted, under the View Tweet Analytics option. According to the screenshot shared by Paluzzi, clicking the button will bring up the composer window with the option to edit the tweet (or rewrite it), with a blue Update button replacing the usual Tweeter button.
While this is the first instance of the newly spotted edit button, it’s likely the functionality will evolve and change as it develops. It is currently unclear how much time users will be given to edit a tweet. Another Twitter user, Nima Owji (@nima_owji) shared an animation of the feature in action, adding that currently it is not possible for users to edit or change a tweet’s audience. once it has been published.
Currently, it seems that it will not be possible to change the audience of a tweet!
-Nima Owji (@nima_owji) April 16, 2022
The service first tweeted about the edit button on April 1, saying it was working on the feature. Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who recently made a $43 billion (roughly Rs. 3,28,250 crore) bid to buy the company, posted a poll on Twitter, asking if Twitter should get an edit button.
Musk had tweeted the poll shortly after disclosing a 9.2% stake in the company, and Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal retweeted Musk’s poll saying the implications of the poll would be significant. “Please vote with caution,” he said. In more recent developments, Musk launched a $43 billion (roughly Rs. 3,27,420 crore) hostile takeover attempt of Twitter.
Meanwhile, Twitter confirmed on April 5 that it was working on the ability to edit tweets that will be available to Twitter Blue followers in the coming months, but the company has yet to reveal if (or when). ) the feature will eventually roll out to everyone. users.