The CEO of the Twitter Inc, Jack Dorsey, invested more than 6 hours on Thursday tweeting to millions of users for ideas about what they intend to see from the social-media service. Users reacted to it in thousands.
“Users revealed concerns that an editing tool would permit influential people like Mr Trump to alter the public posts. Some users required imposing a brief time limit to modify easy errors,” a report stated.
The year 2016 has actually been a frustration for the social-media service which saw numerous of its magnates leaving in the middle of a scuttled potential acquisition and growing concern over its policies. Twitter’s stocks were down 29 percent this year.
Twitter’s CEO has acknowledged these worries, saying anything beyond a fix would ‘require revealing revision history’, a practice being followed by Facebook Inc. Users of the Facebook can edit posts, however, all previous maintained though not displayed.
In spite of all the issues it faced, Twitter’s popularity has increased. All thanks to President-elect Donald Trump who has been a frequent user of the service, venting out his thoughts on problems varying from foreign policy to home entertainment.
Including an edit button for users to fix spelling and grammar mistakes were the most-requested feature of the responses to Twitter as to what’s an essential thing user wish to see from the social-media service, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
Users returned with countless replies. Mr Dorsey reacted to some of the concerns expressed, sharing company’s plans and promised to may a more active role in engineering and style choices at Twitter. The social-media service, amongst other things, is studying
methods to enhance search and arrange a user’s timeline of tweets by topic.
The Twitter CEO promised to be more ‘constant and transparent’ stating that the social-media service is working to be transparent and real-time about its methods.
Users likewise expressed their displeasure over how Twitter manages problems of harassment, stating that policies are used in differing degree as an outcome of which many obviously abusive posts continue to be shown in the offence of service’s content guidelines.