Twitter may be developing a “retract tweet” feature specifically for its paid subscribers, so that they can withdraw tweets with typos or other errors within a limited time. This new development may be the company’s response to demanding editing options that have not yet been made available on the Weibo network. It may also be one of the reasons to persuade people to subscribe to Twitter for a certain amount of regular fees.
Reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong Tweet Information about the Untweet feature that appears on the subscription screen. Essentially, it will allow users to overturn a recent tweet. This is different from the existing delete tweet feature, which completely deletes specific tweets that are invisible to all Twitter users. With Undo Tweet, users can choose to quickly delete a tweet within a fixed period of time before sending the tweet.
Wong shared a screenshot showing the undo Tweet feature. However, it has not yet been made available to the public. She also suggested that it will become one of the features Twitter will provide to its paid subscribers in the future.
CNET reported that Twitter has confirmed testing of the new features. However, it is not clear whether the test is limited to a certain area.
Gadget 360 has contacted Twitter to make the development clearer. The report will be updated after the company responds.
Earlier this month, Wong shared a GIF message in which it is recommended to set an “undo send” timer for the tweet. The timer will start immediately after the user presses the “Tweet” button and will last for a few seconds. Make them retract the tweet.
The arrival of the Untweet feature may help people who are usually annoyed by typing typos to post tweets. However, it is not allowed to edit content, Twitter users have been demanding it for quite a long time, but it has not been put in the first place.
In addition to withdrawing tweets, Twitter is also considering introducing new models such as Super Follows to allow people to charge monthly subscription fees from their followers to send them exclusive content or newsletters. The company disclosed its subscription model plans on a website. Tweet thread For investors at the beginning of this month.
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