Back to Basics: How to Edit Social Media Posts After They've Been Published

Back to Basics: How to Edit Social Media Posts After They've Been Published
Back to Basics: How to Edit Social Media Posts After They've Been Published

Your eyes can get so worn out from perusing such a large number of lines of web duplicate, sitting before a PC screen throughout the day, while likewise keeping up relaxation movement on your littler telephone screen in your personal time. With all the truly difficult work they need to do nowadays, now and then even a few sets of eyes can miss mistakes.

Perhaps you hit "post" before putting the connection in your subtitle, or you see a word is incorrectly spelled one minute past the point of no return. Try not to freeze (yet) – in this post I'll go over how you can alter your internet based life posts after they've been distributed. 

Be that as it may, significant, altering posts after they've been distributed isn't accessible on all stages, and there are limitations with respect to what, precisely, you can alter. 

Here are the post altering capacities on a portion of the principle social stages. 


On Facebook, you're ready to alter post subtitles, yet you can't change pictures and recordings. 

On the off chance that you connected the off-base photograph or video to your post, you'll need to erase the entire thing and begin once more, however on the off chance that you simply missed a comma or incorrectly spelled a word, or regardless of whether you need to label another brand, you can fix these components effectively. Furthermore, important, post altering is accessible in Facebook's Page Manager application too. 

One thing to remember when altering posts on Facebook is that alters are noticeable, and can be made by any Page administrator. The equivalent likewise applies for changes made before the post is distributed. 

Each post's alter history is likewise open, so your supporters and Page guests will most likely observe them on the off chance that they go looking. 

Furthermore, one more thing to remember is that Facebook posts which have been helped, or are a piece of an advertisement crusade, can't be altered. 

To alter a post, essentially tap/click on the three spots in the upper right of the post window and select 'Alter Post'. when you've rolled out the required improvements, select 'Spare' and that is it.

Additional Tip 

On the off chance that you alter your post in Facebook's Pages application, you can add more photographs to your post. Utilizing this, you can really change the post picture - it's conceivable to transfer an additional photograph to a post, spare it, at that point return into altering mode and erased the first picture. 


Tragically - as has been broadly broadcasted and examined - there's no alter tweets choice right now. 

Twitter had, now and again, indicated the likelihood of an altering choice, with the latest exchange rotating around an 'altering window' of around five minutes in the wake of posting your unique tweet. Be that as it may, no advancement has been accounted for on this front so far. 

On the off chance that you make a mistake in a tweet, you have to erase it and begin once again once more. 


On Instagram, much the same as on Facebook, you can't switch a photograph or video after you've distributed your post. Be that as it may, in the event that you don't care for your inscription, you can transform it, and you can likewise include or change any area tag, just as include or erase record labels the post. You can likewise include or alter your alt content labels. 

Starting at the present moment, you can just alter your Instagram subtitles inside the application on your cell phone. 

To alter your Instagram posts: 

  1. Navigate to your post
  2. Click the 3 dots on the top right of your post
  3. Hit the “Edit” button
  4. Go ahead and edit your caption, change your location, add account tags to your photo or video
  5. Hit “Done” on the upper right-hand side


On Pinterest, your distributed Pin photograph, video or merry go round can't be swapped out. What you can alter are your Pin's board, segment, title, depiction and the connection your Pin goes to. You can even alter in a hurry through the Pinterest application. 

To alter your Pinterest Pin:

  1. Go to your Pin
  2. Click the pencil icon on the upper left-hand side
  3. Edit the sections you’d like to change
  4. Hit “Save”



On LinkedIn, you have the ability to alter both Company Page and individual profile refreshes - however similarly as with different systems, the picture or video you use on your post can't be altered. You can just change the content components. 

To alter your posts on LinkedIn

  1. Find your post
  2. Click the three dots on the upper right-hand side of your update
  3. Edit your caption, add or remove hashtags and links

On the off chance that you distributed a connection post, you'll need to erase the post, as just changing the connection in the inscription won't invigorate the first. 

 Ideally this clears up any disarray about altering your effectively distributed internet based life posts. Generally, the visual components of your posts aren't exchangeable, yet content fields are.