The ability to edit tweets on Twitter would be a popular feature with many “Twitterers”, even with the POTUS, sources say.
An informal Hollywood lobbying cadre is on it, so don’t worry
Kim Kardashian West last Tuesday revealed she recently lobbied Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for a tweet-editing feature.
“I had a very good convo with @jack this weekend at Kanye’s bday and I think he really heard me out on the edit button,” Kardashian West tweeted.
Courtesy of TheSteet.com Francesca Fontana: Gartner analyst Brian Blau said it is encouraging that the company is considering adding some level of editing functions to correct spelling mistakes or make quick corrections, something that users have requested for a long time. An ability to edit tweets would be popular among users at a time when Twitter is doing better financially and its stock is soaring. But the company would face some challenges implementing the feature.
“Some consider tweets to be official statements, and allowing those types of edits may devalue the content of a tweet if users are constantly changing these types of public statements,” Blau said. The future is bright for those challenged with ill advised tweets made at just the wrong moments.
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