Current Events 16 | Should Twitter Have an "Edit" Button?

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On the 16th episode of Current Events, Al goes over an interesting new development on the social media platform, Twitter.

A couple of weeks ago, Tesla founder Elon Musk, purchased several shares of Twitter making him the largest solo owner. He, as well as other celebrities, have supported an editing feature for published tweets, that has never been added to the platform.

Here are the key vocabulary:
to permit
editing
to urge
April Fools Day
board of directors
reportedly
free speech issues
poll
button
to oppose
propaganda
de facto
controversial
original
feature
Twitter Blue
to alter
conversation

Article used in this episode:

VOANews:
Twitter to Begin Testing Editing Tool for Tweets

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