Twitter users have been asking the platform administrators for over a year for the possibility to edit their messages. It seems that this has only been implemented now. It won’t work the way you think. Technically, it won’t be editing tweets that are already deleted, but instead creating new ones.

Researchers revealed details about the new feature. Jane Manchun Wong. Here is how she describes the editing mechanism: “Twitter’s approach to editing tweets seems will not change. Instead of changing the text in the same tweet (with the same ID); the platform creates a new tweet with the changed content, as well as a list of old tweets that preceded this one”.

Otherwise, there are no surprises in the operation of this function. By clicking on the icon with three dots in the upper right corner of the message, a menu appears with the item “Edit Tweet”. By selecting this item, the user enters the standard interface for sending a new tweet – the only difference is that the button below the field is “Update” instead of the traditional “Tweet”.

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX offered to buy Twitter. The company’s board of directors accepted the offer without enthusiasm and took action against a hostile takeover. According to reports, the businessman decided to solicit the support from other investors.

According to reports, Elon Musk has been negotiating with potential investors for the possibility of purchasing Twitter in a joint deal. The billionaire’s new plan to buy the social network, along with other investors, will be official in the coming days. The New York Post reported this story, citing its own sources.

According to reports Musk may be considering joining investment firm Silver Lake Partners. Silver Lake Partners co-chairman Egon Durban is also a member of Twitter’s board of directors. He previously led Musk’s deals team during Tesla’s failed privatization attempt in 2018. Official representatives from the investment company declined comment.

Elon Musk previously said that in the event of a failure to buy out the remaining part of Twitter shares (now he owns 9.1% of the shares), he has a “plan B”, but the details of it were not disclosed. Perhaps the billionaire’s back-up plan is precisely to attract new investors to the deal.

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