A long awaited feature . here’s how to do the “edit button” in Twitter

After nearly a year of speculation and countless complaints from confused users, Twitter’s long-rumored edit button has come true.

Jane Manchun Wong, a tech blogger, recently confirmed the existence of this feature in a tweet accompanied by an explanatory video clip on his Twitter account.

He explained that the current version of the tweet modification, which has not yet been released, will reload the media (photos, videos, GIFs, etc.) instead of reusing them, according to the “New York Post”.

To edit a posthe revealed, users would simply be in able to click on the drop-down menu next to the postat that point they would be in able to delete the tweet or remove some typos, according to his video.

However, he pointed out that it was best for users not to wait too long to edit a text, as they are said to only get 30 minutes after posting to do so, The Independent reported.

The edit function also appears to adhere to standard journalistic in how much, unlike other platforms of social mediareveals exactly how a tweet was edited.

Also, after editing the Tweet, the post will show a “changed” update next to the timestamp, as well as showing both the original error and the patch.

Meanwhile, the old iteration of the Tweet will include a notification warning users that “There is a new version of this Tweet”. In other words, you can say goodbye to the concept of hiding embarrassing faux pas online.

Interestingly, the new feature is likely to be used for the first time later this year.

And while it will initially only be available to Twitter Blue subscribers, that may change with Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter and the announcement of previous changes to the platform.

Twitter had confirmed it was working on adding this feature, after Musk lobbied the company by launching an opinion poll through his account, followed by over 80 million users, to see if they want to add a button to edit content. of the tweet after its publication.

It is worth noting that young blogger, Jane Manchun Wong, monitors the new features that are still there in phase of test for popular applications like Facebook and Instagram. He posts related projects through his Twitter account, closely followed by many people interested in the world of technology.

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