Why a Twitter ‘edit button’ is an absolutely terrible idea

An example tweet.
The example tweet, edited, with a “View edit history” link.

Most people won’t actually check the edit history

An edited tweet retains its engagement statistics

An edit time limit doesn’t fix anything

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