For a long time, Twitter users have been demanding the addition of the edit option after posting. This time, billionaire Elon Musk became a ray of hope for them. He bought a 9.2 percent stake in Twitter for about $3 billion.
As a result, he is now the largest shareholder of the microblogging platform. He also has more than 80 million followers on Twitter. On Tuesday, he asked followers if they wanted an 'edit button' on Twitter. It is believed that Musk wants to verify public opinion through this. That's why he created a pole. More than 76% of the people voted for the edit button.
According to the Mashable report, although Twitter's largest shareholder, it is not yet clear whether Musk has the ability to add new features to it. However, of course, his influence on the company's directors is now a lot. A few days ago, Twitter itself tested the possibility of the edit button. The social network said from the official account that it is examining the feasibility of the edit button. However, it was posted on April 1. So many suspect it was originally an April Fool's Joke.
When twitter was asked about the matter, the company jokingly said, "We can't confirm it yet, nor deny it, we'll probably edit our statement later." Twitter users have been demanding the addition of the edit button for the past few years. Now, if someone makes a backing or spelling mistake in a tweet, there is no chance to edit or correct it. He has to delete the entire tweet and re-post it. But to do so, he will have to lose all the lines, retweets, of the previous tweet.
Recently, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey also ruled out the possibility of an edit button.
He also made a good argument for it. Dorsey said: "It turns out you tweeted and someone retweeted it. But an hour later, you edited it and wrote the exact opposite. Then those who retweeted this tweet will continue to promote a completely different topic.
US political preservationists have long whined that the stage edits conservative voices, an attestation the organization denies.
Its faultfinders specifically refer to Twitter's choice to boycott Donald Trump over the previous US president's part in inciting the January 6, 2021 assault on the US Capitol.
Twitter has likewise on occasion rebuffed Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, an extreme right Georgia senator who has more than once posted falsehood about Covid-19 and immunizations against it.
Greene invited Musk's venture on Twitter, tweeting "the right to speak freely of discourse reestablished will empower all of us to overcome them."
Musk has referred to one side to the right to speak freely of discourse as a driver of his endeavors to fix a concurrence with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that fixed his utilization of the online entertainment stage following his August 2018 tweet that subsidizing was "got" to take Tesla private.
The next month, Musk consented to pay $20 million to settle SEC charges of protections extortion over the case, and to initiate new controls and methodology to supervise his interchanges.
In any case, Musk's lawyers have requested that a bureaucratic court drop the arrangement, saying the office has tightened "perpetual unwarranted examinations" into the Tesla chief and his organization since Musk "stays a candid pundit of the public authority."
Musk has additionally utilized Twitter to court debate away from the business world: in March he provoked Russian President Vladimir Putin to a battle following the attack of Ukraine, and in February, Musk drew judgment for a tweet contrasting Canadian pioneer Justin Trudeau with Adolf Hitler.
The extremely rich person broadly competed with a British caver who deprecated Musk's proposal to assist with safeguarding youthful soccer players caught in a cavern in Thailand in the late spring of 2018.
Musk called the caver, Vernon Unsworth, "pedo fellow" on Twitter.
Unsworth sued Musk for criticism, however a Los Angeles jury favored the extremely rich person in December 2019 following a preliminary.