Not even 24 hours have passed since it became known that Elon Musk had taken over almost 10 percent of Twitter and the controversial tycoon is already shaking up the social network.
Musk launched a poll asking his more than 80 million followers if they would like to see an edit button on the microblogging social network. —knowing that it is the function demanded by users for years—.
Unsurprisingly, the vast majority of survey participants voted in favor of introducing the feature.
Do you want an edit button?
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 5, 2022
Does this survey have any validity? The very fact that Musk owns part of the social network does not mean that he has the power to make these kinds of changes. However, Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal shared Musk’s tweet along with the message: “The fallout from this poll will be significant. Please vote carefully.”
The consequences of this poll will be important. Please vote carefully. https://t.co/UDJIvznALB
— Parag Agrawal (@paraga) April 5, 2022
It’s not exactly clear whether Musk’s survey will have any value, but what is clear again is how much Twitter users want to see a button to edit their tweets on the social network, even though the company has always refrained from doing so. enter this function.
Jack Dorsey, former CEO and co-founder of the platform, has previously positioned himself against this feature since, according to him, it is the only way for everyone to quote and replicate a tweet without fear that the message they supported or criticized later. be modified.