After years and years of Twitter users begging the microblogging platform to introduce a feature to let them edit their Tweets, the social media platform has caved with the new feature being tested out by insiders.

Developer Nima Owji has revealed details about the Edit Tweet button by sharing a GIF showcasing the entire exercise of editing a tweet. Owji says it’s currently not possible to change the audience of a tweet after it has been published — you can only edit the text content.

After a Tweet is published, users will be able to access the new “Edit Tweet” button from the three-dot menu. From there, you can edit and hit the blue “Update” button.

It’s unclear how long the option to edit a tweet will be there, it is also unclear how many times one could edit a tweet and whether other users could see what was changed and when. Similarly, we don’t know how Twitter will handle retweets and quotes tweets on edited tweets.

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