The Elon Musk-owned micro-blogging web site Twitter, which is aiming to rival Instagram and Fb with its newest updates, launched a much-awaited function for its customers on Wednesday.
As of June 7, Twitter Blue subscribers can edit tweets for as much as 60 minutes, increasing the earlier 30-minute restrict set because the function’s October 2022 debut.
The event comes as a part of Musk’s plans to spice up income by incorporating extremely requested options from Twitter customers into the Twitter Blue subscription service.
Twitter Blue’s official account made an announcement to its 571,000 followers, affirming that paid subscribers can have a full hour to edit their posted tweets earlier than the modifying alternative expires and is now not obtainable.
Even throughout Jack Dorsey’s tenure as CEO of Twitter, the flexibility to edit tweets was constantly one of the vital sought-after options by customers of the social networking platform, primarily based on person requests.
After buying Twitter for $44 billion final yr, Musk aimed to make the Twitter Blue subscription engaging by incorporating unique options, engaging customers to pay $eight monthly for the service.
“The billionaire’s aim was clear — to drive more funds into Twitter’s treasury, which previously was not seeing enough profits. Musk ended up firing a big chunk of Twitter’s global staff as part of an internal restructuring process, in order to balance the platform’s financial condition and trim down costs,” Devices 360 reported.
That is additionally when the tweet edit replace for revealed tweets was launched for subscribers of Twitter Blue. Nevertheless, not all plans for subscribers by Musk labored out.
In line with The Verge’s editor Alex Heath, a number of Twitter Blue subscribers complained that “some features of the package are not functional.”
Regardless of in depth promoting since February, the diminished advertisements function of Twitter Blue has not but been applied. Nevertheless, the social media web site added different updates to make adjustments to cater for requests by customers.