Twitter users have asked for the option to edit tweets since the service started in 2006, but the company has always asserted itself and said that it addresses the issue, considers it carefully, or hundreds of other ways, Say "Please" Stop bothering us about this, please . “
Now Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has perhaps the most definitive answer to the question to date. During a video Q&A with Wired Dorsey was asked whether there should be a Twitter edit button in 2020. He answers with a faint smile: "The answer is no." This is not a big surprise. Although Twitter users have long argued for the benefits of an edit button, the company has always been ambivalent. happy to consider the question to reassure its users, but never really embarrassed. Twitter's product guide, Kayvon Beykpour, said last summer: "Honestly, it's a feature I think we should create sometime, but it's not at the top of our priority list."
In the video questions and Dorsey answers these questions. Remember that the decision to omit an edit button is based on Twitter's original design. “We started as an SMS-SMS service. And as you all know, you can't really take back a text when you send it, ”he says. "We wanted to keep this mood, this feeling in the early days."