Twitter is considered the most used micro-blogging site globally and a popular social media platform. Let us tell you that once posted on this platform; users do not get the facility to edit it. Many users have been waiting for this feature for a long time. However, now it looks like Twitter may finally get to see an ‘edit’ button in no time.
Indeed, after acquiring a 9.2 per cent stake in Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has posted a poll on the microblogging site asking users if they want to use an edit button on Twitter .want. This Twitter CEO, Parag Aggarwal, retweeted this and cautioned the users to vote with care as the poll results will be significant.
On April 1, Twitter posted that the company was working on an ‘edit’ button, but the post was dismissed as an April Fool’s joke. After which, this poll tweet of Elon Musk has surfaced today. It can be guessed that soon an update can be issued on the platform regarding the edit button.
Elon Musk buys a 9.2% stake in Twitter.
Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk revealed earlier this week that he owns a 9.2% stake in Twitter, worth $3 billion. This makes him the largest shareholder of Twitter. Now, Musk will use his pull to Twitter to bring a change to the app that users have been waiting for years to add an ‘edit’ button.
Before Elon Musk acquired a stake in Twitter, he had conducted a similar survey where he asked whether the site had Freedom of Speech. After that, he had indicated that he might start a new social media platform. However, he bought a stake in Twitter without launching anything new.
Twitter share up to 26%
According to a US SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) filing on Monday, the multi-billionaire has reported a 9.2 per cent stake in the microblogging platform. This news increased the shares of Twitter by 26%. According to a report by the Associated Press, Tesla shares also saw a slight rise.