Last week, interface designer Oliver Reichenstein proposed a solution to this problem; give tweeters the choice of marking their tweets as “error”. The original tweet would be edited and the “errored” words would be crossed out - indicating that the tweeter acknowledges the error and has since corrected it, probably in a follow-up tweet.
This is still just an idea, but social media blogs and journalists have seemed to like it. The Twitter Design Team, however, hasn’t yet jumped on board. They think it would only be used by journalists, and aren’t convinced that spending resources on a feature that’s not universally used is a smart choice.
Have you seen or committed a Twitterror?? Would you want to point out your errors? Or just let them die in the Twittersphere?