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I just broke past Twitter’s 140-character barrier

Here’s a tweet I just posted, linking to a story I finished minutes earlier: I’ve been to tons of Google search-releated events over the last decade, and today’s I/O keynote helped me understand them in a new light.https://t.co/6IHX3JcpBQ — Harry McCracken (@harrymccracken) May 18, 2016 The tweet’s text takes up 138 characters—which I thought would … Continue reading “I just broke past Twitter’s 140-character barrier”

Here’s a tweet I just posted, linking to a story I finished minutes earlier:

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The tweet’s text takes up 138 characters—which I thought would leave me with too few characters to include a link. But the link’s there too.

Is the rumored removal of links and photos from the 140-character limit upon us?

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About the author

Harry McCracken is the technology editor for Fast Company, based in San Francisco. In past lives, he was editor at large for Time magazine, founder and editor of Technologizer, and editor of PC World.

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