Should Twitter have an edit button, letting you edit tweets after you post them? The answer to this question is obviously “no,” but for some reason a lot of Twitter users vocally believe the answer is “yes.” Here I do not want to argue about the substance, though. I just want to point out that if you have a view on this question, a Twitter Inc. board member is currently conducting a poll about it, on Twitter. (“Yes” is outrunning “no” by about 3 to 1.) “The consequences of this poll will be important,” tweeted Twitter’s chief executive officer. So go vote, and whichever side wins will happen I guess.
Yesterday I suggested that Elon Musk, Twitter’s new largest shareholder, should join the board of directors and live-tweet the board meetings. Today Twitter announced that Musk is in fact joining the board, and I feel like it’s going to be so much worse than live-tweeting the board meetings? It’s going to be: