Twitter quietly reversed a controversial decisionn the company did last week, recovering the text of deleted tweets embedded on external websites. The change was first spotted by Twitter user @RuinDig.
At the time, Twitter Senior Product Manager Eleanor Harding explain that by obscuring deleted tweets hosted on the web, Twitter is trying to better respect the wishes of its users. But the company has received widespread opposition from open web advocates and developers, who believe Twitter has gone too far by changing embed deleted tweets to hide their text.
“After reviewing the feedback we’ve heard, we’ll roll back this change for now while we explore different options,” a Twitter spokesperson told TechCrunch, confirming. change. “We appreciate people sharing their views – your feedback helps us improve Twitter.”