Twitter Graphic Edit button

According to the tech giant, it will soon experiment with an edit option, but only for its monthly subscription service at first

It will begin testing in the coming months to figure out what works when it comes to letting users edit posts after they go live.

Twitter has announced it will soon start experimenting with an edit button, a long-pending demand of users, but only on its monthly subscription service at first.

The inability to tweak tweets after firing them off has been a key complaint among users of the one-to-many messaging platform.

Word that the company would start testing an edit feature on Twitter Blue came after newly named board member Elon Musk conducted an online poll.

In a tweet, Musk asked if people wanted an edit button on Twitter. Nearly 4.4 million votes were cast, some 73 percent of them saying “yes”.

“Now that everyone is asking … yes, we’ve bee

It said it would begin testing in the coming months to see what works when it comes to allowing users to make changes after they have been published.

The Twitter Blue subscription service lets users access special content or features for $3 a month.

Blue is available through the Twitter app for Apple and Android smartphones in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States.

Musk also joined Twitter’s board on Tuesday, bolstering hopes that the eccentric entrepreneur can boost the social media company’s prospects – although some observers expressed concern about the billionaire’s power.

n working on an edit feature since last year,” Twitter posted on its communications account.

“No, we didn’t get the idea from a poll,” it added, poking fun at the Tesla boss.

It said it would begin testing in the coming months to see what works when it comes to allowing users to make changes after they have been published.

The Twitter Blue subscription service lets users access special content or features for $3 a month.

Blue is available through the Twitter app for Apple and Android smartphones in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States.

Musk also joined Twitter’s board on Tuesday, bolstering hopes that the eccentric entrepreneur can boost the social media company’s prospects – although some observers expressed concern about the billionaire’s power.

 

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