Twitter will kick off inside testing on an edit perform within the months forward, the corporate mentioned on Tuesday, including that work on the button – its “most requested” function by customers – began final 12 months earlier than any on-line ballot on it.
The social media firm additionally posted animation displaying how the function would work.
Tesla Chief Govt Officer Elon Musk, who’s Twitter’s greatest shareholder with a 9.1% energetic stake, began a Twitter ballot on Monday asking customers if they need an edit button. The outcomes confirmed that 73.6% out of about 4.4 million respondents mentioned they supported the function.
Twitter Head of Client Product Jay Sullivan mentioned the corporate would search “enter and adversarial pondering” forward of a launch of an “edit” function because it “could possibly be misused to change the file of the general public dialog” with out deadlines and transparency about what has been edited.
2/ Edit has been essentially the most requested Twitter function for a few years. Folks need to have the ability to repair (generally embarrassing) errors, typos and scorching takes within the second. They presently work round this by deleting and tweeting once more.
— Jay Sullivan (@jaysullivan) April 5, 2022
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