Twitter has a brand new high shareholder within the face of Elon Musk, and the very first thing he did after buying 9.2% of the corporate requested its followers whether or not they needed an Edit button. After 4 million votes, the outcome was overwhelming – 73.6% voted “yse”, which is in favor including the function.
At the moment, the Communications workforce of the social media revealed the corporate devs have been engaged on the Edit function since 2021, and testing is coming in “the approaching months”.
— Twitter Comms (@TwitterComms) April 5, 2022
Twitter already revealed it was engaged on an Edit button again on April 1, however everybody was suspicious concerning the assertion given the calendar date. The Communications account posted a gif revealing the place the “Edit Tweet” button will likely be – within the triple dot menu, proper beneath Add/take away from Lists.
Jay Sullivan, head of shopper merchandise, stated it was “essentially the most requested Twitter function for a few years”. He additionally revealed the workforce nonetheless wants time to find out the right way to do it correctly earlier than it “could possibly be used to change the report of the general public dialog”.
The beta function will hit Twitter Blue premium customers first. As soon as there’s sufficient suggestions on “what works, what doesn’t, and what’s attainable”, it should roll out to common customers as nicely.