Twitter Web retweets publish the original author’s tweet, as is, when you retweet it. This is a dashboard default setting. Unchecking the box will allow you to edit retweets, and will publish them under your name, giving the original author a mention.
To enable or disable Twitter Web retweets
- Select Settings from the launch menu.
- Select Preferences from the Settings list.
- Check or uncheck the Use Twitter Web retweets box.
- Click Save Preferences.