As everyone waits for an edit button, Dorsey says Twitter is considering a ‘clarify’ feature for tweets

As everyone waits for an edit button, Dorsey says Twitter is considering a ‘clarify’ feature for tweets

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In an interview with Joe Rogan recently, Jack Dorsey said Twitter is considering on an edit system where you would be able to see the original and edited version of a tweet. Speaking at a Goldman Sachs event today, Dorsey also floated the idea of a “clarify” feature. As noted by Recode, Dorsey said that Twitter is
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Jack Dorsey says Twitter is considering editable tweets, but you’d still be able to see the original

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During his wide-ranging interview with Joe Rogan this week, Jack Dorsey addressed the possibility of adding support for editing tweets. While Dorsey has commented on the oft-requested feature in the past, his comments on Rogan show Twitter is still in the midst of figuring it out. On the show, Rogan suggests that Twitter add support for an
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Twitter tests new ‘original tweeter’ label to highlight replies in threads

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Twitter is testing a new feature that adds an “original tweeter” label to tweets in a thread, allowing users to easily distinguish which tweets came from the original account at a glance, as reported by TechCrunch. The new feature — which is said to be available to a “small percentage” of both iOS and Android users —
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Twitter is rolling out a new web interface, including an emoji button

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Twitter has started to roll out a new interface for its web users that includes several key features, like a newly designed emoji button. The most important changes are tiny shortcuts to make tweeting easier. A large, dedicated button in the tweet box makes it easier to add an emoji, an updated trending section appears
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Twitter warns that private tweets were public for years

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Private tweets sent by users of Twitter’s Android app could have been exposed publicly for years. Twitter said it had discovered a security flaw which meant “protected” tweets became public when some changes were made to accounts. Anyone who updated the email address linked to their account between November 2014 and January 2019 could have
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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch star Will Poulter quits Twitter

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Bandersnatch actor Will Poulter has quit Twitter, following the response to his role in the Black Mirror episode. Will, who appears as Colin Ritman in the “choose your own adventure” Netflix drama, says he needs to change his relationship with social media. Some people commenting on Bandersnatch called Will “ugly” for his appearance in the
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Security firm hijacks high-profile Twitter accounts

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Several high-profile Twitter accounts have been briefly hijacked to expose alleged flaws in the service. The accounts of Eamonn Holmes, Louis Theroux and several others briefly showed messages saying they had been taken over by Insinia Security. In a blog, the firm said it managed the feat by analysing the way Twitter handles messages posted
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Zimbabwe blocks Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter amid crackdown

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Zimbabwe has blocked Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp messaging apps amid a crackdown on days of violent protests. A coalition of local human rights groups says at least 12 people have been killed and many more beaten and tortured by security forces this week. The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum accused the authorities of cutting off
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Twitter Extended Its Latest Tweets Option to Android Users

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Android users have finally gained admission to Twitter’s latest tweets party. The feature was made available to iOS users last month, after being tested by the social network since October. Twitter tweeted Tuesday, “Android, we got you. Starting today, tap [the star icon] to switch between latest and top tweets.” Twitter ✔@Twitter  · Dec 18, 2018 New on iOS! Starting today, you can tap
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Twitter Knows Where You Live

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Does the entire world really need to see where you’re tweeting from? I usually don’t think about how much location data I’m sharing on Twitter, because I don’t think anybody cares about my 1) tweets and 2) where I tweet. However, a new report from Wired has made me rethink my approach. As it turns
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