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December 30, 2016

Twitter Considering Editing, Other Features in 2017

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey at TechCrunch Real-Time Stream Crunchup, in July 2009. Photo by Brian Solis

CEO Jack Dorsey this week asked for suggestions from Twitter users on how the microblogging platform could be improved.

And he got them.

The No. 1 request was an editing tool to fix typos in tweets. Other suggestions included finding new and better ways to deal with abuse, bookmarking, blocking of topics or words, topic channels, turning off replies and giving a tweeter’s influence more weight than his or her number of followers.

Here’s a look at what Twitter users may see this year:

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