LOS ANGELES—Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey signaled on Twitter Thursday, Dec. 29, that his company is going to let users edit their tweets in the future. Dorsey said that Twitter is “thinking a lot about” bringing editing functionality to tweets, and then went on to say that “a form of edit” was needed.
Dorsey made these remarks as part of a kind of impromptu public town hall with Twitter users, asking them for feedback on how to improve the service. The request for an edit button for tweets came up multiple times, and Dorsey seemed to signal that the company is gearing towards a time-limited window to allow for the correction of typos right after a tweet was sent.
Twitter CEO: We need an edit button
Could Twitter be finally adding an edit button? In new tweets from CEO Jack Dorsey, the answer may actually be yes.
After asking users for what they would want to see Twitter add or improve on it 2017 (borrowing the idea from Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky), the co-founder of the popular social network was inundated with requests to allow people to edit their tweets. And judging by his response, the function may be on the way.
Tell Twitter’s CEO what you want from him in 2017
Jack Dorsey puts out an open call for suggestions, using the hashtag #Twitter2017. It seems people are hankering to edit their tweets
It’s not every day the CEO of a company asks its users what they want. Here’s your chance to change Twitter.
Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive, on Thursday tweeted out an open call for suggestions, asking people this: “what’s the most important thing you want to see Twitter improve or create in 2017?”