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  • 10.26.16

Twitter’s testing reply tweets that don’t count usernames against the 140-character limit

If you use Twitter much, you’ve no doubt been frustrated by the fact that when you reply to someone’s tweet, their username–@something–counts against the 140 characters you have to send a pithy response. That’s especially a problem in a thread with numerous people since those characters can add up fast, restricting how many bon mots you can use to add your two cents.