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You Can Edit Existing Facebook Posts Now

Here’s some good news via sister site AllFacebook: you don’t have to worry quite as much about typos on clients’¬†posts.

This change was a long time coming. Zuck and company started testing it in June, and while they supposedly told InsideFacebook that it would go through a slow launch, we can already use it on our personal page. All you have to do is click on that invisible downward-facing arrow in the top right hand corner and choose the edit option.

Here’s how it looks:

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Before you ask: administrators can edit posts on pages they manage, and the new feature also applies to event pages and photo albums.

Of course this doesn’t mean PR pros and marketers can abandon our twin obsessions with grammar and spelling. But it does give us a “get out of jail free” card for Facebook posts. No such offer from Twitter, unfortunately.

One question: why did this take so long?

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