But people have a lot of opinions about the idea.

Posted on July 27, 2018, at 12:44 p.m. ET

He told BuzzFeed News that every few months someone “re-discovers” the extension, which has just over 40,000 downloads according to Chrome’s own statistics.

“If anything it proves that the extension has its audience and that it’s discrete enough to blend into everyone’s workflow. So that’s a cool endorsement!” Erambert said. “But I want to apologize to everyone who thought Twitter/TweetDeck actually implemented a real Edit function! I know this has been a “touchy” subject recently.”

He agrees with the opinion that an edit button for Twitter would be a bad idea. “And on a personal level I’d honestly prefer to see Twitter working on other issues (harassments, hate speech among others) than to work on an edit button,” he said.