Twitter launches edit button for paying subscribers

Company is specifically testing the edit button with a small group of users in hopes of quickly resolving possible issues

Twitter has debated the pros and cons of an edit button for years. Picture: Twitter Comms

Twitter Inc is launching an edit button for the first time, after years of debate both internally and externally as to whether such a feature was a good idea for a product known for making posts go viral.

The edit feature will soon be available to users who pay $4.99 per month for a subscription to Twitter Blue. Edit Tweet, as the feature will be called, will let users make changes to their tweet for ...