FP TrendingJuly 4, 2020 14:56:39
Twitter He said he would start allowing users to edit their tweets if they started to adopt face masks around the world during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
"You can have an edit button when everyone wears a mask" Twitter posted on your platform.
You can have an edit button when everyone wears a maskAdvertisement
– Twitter (@Twitter) July 2, 2020
The Communications Division of Twitter re-tweeted the original post, adding "all means ALL".
everybody means EVERYONE https://t.co/nJh5qMV0us
– Twitter Comms (@TwitterComms) July 2, 2020
There is currently no way to edit a tweet once it is published. Users must face the song or delete the tweet completely, hoping that no one will notice.
An option to edit the tweet would allow users to correct themselves if they posted something inaccurate or later noticed an error in the tweet, according to a CNBC report.
In 2015, Kim Kardashian tweeted that she sent an email Twitter to see an editing feature can be added, to which Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey replied that this was a "great idea".
I just sent an email to Twitter to see if they can add an editing feature so that when you type something wrong, you don't have to delete and go over Let's see …
– Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) July 25, 2015
@KimKardashian good idea! We are always looking for ways to make things faster and easier.
– Jack (@jack) July 25, 2015
But since then, things seem to have changed. CEO Jack Dorsey said earlier this year that the company "will probably never do that," according to a report by the Independent.
When requested by a Twitter If the requested edit button would be introduced in 2020, Dorsey replied, "The answer is no," added the report.
The article cited an interaction Dorsey had with Wired where he said that they started as an SMS service and that "they wanted to preserve the vibration, that feeling, in the first days".
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