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Report: Twitter will relax 140-character limit starting Sept. 19

Twitter said last May it planned to shorten the list of things that count toward its 140-character tweet length limit. A week from now, the Verge reports, images, GIFs, videos, polls, among other less-used things, won’t count toward the limit. Nor will quoted tweets use up characters.  So everyone will be able to loosen their … Continue reading “Report: Twitter will relax 140-character limit starting Sept. 19”

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Twitter said last May it planned to shorten the list of things that count toward its 140-character tweet length limit. A week from now, the Verge reports, images, GIFs, videos, polls, among other less-used things, won’t count toward the limit. Nor will quoted tweets use up characters. 

So everyone will be able to loosen their rhetorical belt a little bit. Imagine the witty, poignant things we’ll finally be able so express with 10 more characters of space!

Above: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, [Photo: Brian Solis via Wikimedia Commons]

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Fast Company Senior Writer Mark Sullivan covers emerging technology, politics, artificial intelligence, large tech companies, and misinformation. An award-winning San Francisco-based journalist, Sullivan's work has appeared in Wired, Al Jazeera, CNN, ABC News, CNET, and many others.

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