I’ve been Twitter user for 8 years and I love the app. Like many, I’ve been wondering since a while how Twitter may solve the popular request for editing tweets. Now it’s finally time to face the challenge.

The goal

Interactions allowing users to edit their tweets and prevent abuses due to editing.

My role

Personal exploratory project


Edit button may be a thin ice because used inappropriately may provide even fake news - a popular threat among the internet nowadays. Also, it needs to be emphasized that Twitter is a social media platform that its transparency and credibility of content is its highest value and responsibility.

User characteristics

It was important to me to begin by finding all the most important facts about Twitter users to understand better who they are and why they use Twitter. Below I listed facts that were the most relevant to “Edit tweets” functionality.

Source: Pew Research