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Jack Dorsey crowd sources Twitter's new year resolutions: an edit-tweet button is in the works


By John McCarthy | Opinion editor

December 30, 2016 | 3 min read

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey is embracing the ideas of the social network's users as the company looks to right its course in 2017.

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Amid ad and user growth stagnation - and with no viable buyer seemingly on the horizon - Dorsey took to the platform to crowd source ideas that will improve the core product.

The following tweet emulated a similar question posed by AirBnb chief executive Brian Chesky earlier in the week.

Dorsey stated that edits would harm the company's reputation as a "public record".

Some users suggested that the edits be made visible. Others stated that a time limit on edits could help replace broken links and typos.

He concluded that the ability to edit tweets was one of the most requested features.

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