Twitter CEO Says Ability to Edit Tweets Could Be on Horizon

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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.
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