Twitter will finally allow editing tweets up to half an hour after publication

The feature most users have been waiting for Twitter finally being tested. The developers of the social network are working on the possibility that tweeters can edit their tweets. However, there will be drawbacks: they will only have 30 minutes to do it and the rest will be able to see the previous versions.

According to Twitter, the posts may be edited “multiple times” so for 30 minutes they can be modified unlimitedly. To know how much time is left before the time runs out, the tweets will have an icon that shows how many minutes have passed and a label that will notify that it has been edited.

“Time limit and version history play a big role here,” spokespeople have said. in TheGuardian-. They help protect the integrity of the conversation and create a publicly accessible record of what was said.

Currently, it is being tested internally and at the end of September it will reach subscribers of Twitter’s Blue service in one country. It is not known which place the platform will choose, but Twitter Blue is in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

“We hope that, with the availability of the edition, tweets feel more accessible and less stressful -they point from the app-. You should be able to join the conversation in a way that makes sense to you, and we’ll continue to work on ways that make it feel easy to do just that.”

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