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Do Not Be Fooled By Twitter’s Edit Button

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No matter Elon Musk is doing or not doing together with his $44 million, modifications are afoot at Twitter. On Thursday, the app introduced that it might lastly be rolling out an “edit” button after years of regretful tweeters campaigning for the flexibility to tweak their little musings. The perform, per Twitter’s weblog publish, will probably be accessible to the app’s inside crew first after which expanded to Twitter Blue subscribers later this month.

“Nobody needs this!” you’re in all probability screaming into your typo-ridden timeline. It is true, Twitter’s innate chaos is essentially depending on the truth that you may publish brief, horrible takes with one click on and by no means look again. Let it’s the sordid, wildly misspelled cesspool that it’s. Individuals who care about typos? Nerds, all of them.

Fortunately, somebody at Twitter is aware of this, as a result of the edit button is a misleading little trick. Initially, it is solely accessible for half-hour after you publish, so you may’t retcon your years-old Breaking Dangerous takes into astute observations concerning the sexist idea of the male anti-hero. Extra importantly, the app will present your followers your edit historical past, exposing you because the unhappy little try-hard that you’re. Did you return and add a #PSL hashtag to your publish about fall drinks? Embarrassing! Possibly you misspelled Meghan Markle’s identify. Ha ha, there is no protecting that one up.

As beforehand talked about, as a result of Twitter is Twitter, this characteristic will solely be accessible to the elite, ie whoever pays for Twitter Blue. That is tremendous by me, truly, as a result of individuals who subscribe to early Twitter roll-out options are in all probability the identical ones who care about typos, and I might frankly be thrilled to see seven totally different drafts of a Jeff Bezos tweet. Possibly there’s hope for our little chicken app but.

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