Facebook began testing the ability for users to edit their posts last June, and the feature was beta-tested for its Android application last September, with its rollout to desktop users starting later that month, and Android and iOS users officially joining the party last October. But other than in some isolated tests, page administrators have not been able to edit posts on their pages, until now.
Facebook is at it again: Have you heard about the updates that affect business pages? If you manage a business page, you’ll want to know about them. Let’s jump right in.
Facebook Android App Update Includes Privacy Settings Icon, Structured Status Updates, Ability To Edit Posts
The privacy settings icon we reported on Wednesday is part of a minor update Facebook released for its Android application, and sister blog Inside Facebook reported that the update also extends the availability of structured status updates, as well as the ability for users to edit their status updates.
Facebook is finally rolling out one of the most requested features by users of the social network, allowing users to edit their posts. Sister blog Inside Facebook reported that the feature was added to Facebook’s Android application, and the social network told Inside Facebook it will soon be added to the iOS app and the Web.
Ability To Edit Posts, Comments; Emoticons For Status Updates Tested In Facebook For Android Beta 3.7
The ability to edit posts has been something Facebook users have desired for quite some time. It appears that day might come soon. Facebook confirmed to AllFacebook that the site is testing the ability to allow users to edit posts they’ve made. Users can already edit comments, but this would be the first step toward being able to edit posts.