The social media company said on Thursday, days after launching the widely requested feature in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Twitter is gradually making an edit button available to its paid subscribers. .
Twitter users for years have requested the ability to edit their tweets after publishing them, mostly to correct errors like typos.
However, Twitter and its observers have debated whether allowing tweets to be edited could lead to harmful effects, such as the spread of misinformation.
They now have access to a feature that holds tweets for up to a minute, allowing users to review the tweet and “undo” it before the post is published.
Edited tweets will have an icon and timestamp to show when the post was last edited. Users will be able to click on the label of an edited tweet to see the post’s edit history and previous versions.
Earlier this week, Twitter roll out feature that allows users to edit tweets for people who have subscribed to its Blue service in Australia, Canada and New Zealand. The San Francisco-based tech company said in a tweet that the long-awaited test of the editing tool was “going well,” so it is being made more widely available, the company said. The San Francisco-based tech company said in a tweet, adding that it’s “coming soon” in the United States.
San Francisco-based Twitter is now trying to reach a settlement after a months-long litigation, with the billionaire businessman Elon Muskwho proposed to acquire the social media company in a deal worth $44 billion (nearly Rs 3,61,600) earlier this year.
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