Twitter Sends First Edited Tweet for All to See


After years of ready, Twitter customers can lastly see the first edited tweet, which was tweeted Thursday by an official account. That is the way it will look after we all get the flexibility to repair typos, which is coming to Twitter Blue subscribers first, although we nonetheless do not know when each Twitter consumer will get the characteristic. 

Appropriately, the primary edited tweet is from Twitter Blue’s account, however it provides us an thought of what they’re going to seem like. 

It is truly fairly clear {that a} tweet has been edited, as its timestamp will probably be preceded by a pencil icon and a “Final edited” notation with a selected time. When viewing edited tweets in a feed, the pencil icon will sit subsequent to the time-since-tweeted time stamp.

Twitter customers absolutely nonetheless need the potential to edit tweets. They’ve requested for an edit button for years, and though then-CEO Jack Dorsey went on report in 2020 saying Twitter would most likely by no means add one, the corporate confirmed it was engaged on the characteristic again in April. 

Subscribers of the $5-per-month premium Twitter Blue service will get to edit their tweets first, Twitter stated earlier this month. Quickly, subscribers in Australia, Canada and New Zealand will get the characteristic, adopted by the US. Customers may have half-hour after posting a tweet to edit it.  

Twitter declined to say when each consumer will get to edit tweets, so we’ll simply should look enviously at premium service subscribers. Maybe the pencil icon will supersede the blue checkmark as an indication of Twitter standing.

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