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Why an edit button for Twitter is not as simple as it seems

Adding one would fundamentally change how the social media platform works, and rob it of its unique appeal

27 April 2022 - 18:49 By Lewis Mitchell

Most people who use Twitter have had the experience: you fire off a quick tweet, realise it contains a typo, then get annoyed you can’t click “edit” to fix it. Twitter users have been clamouring for an edit button for years...

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