140 character tweet is dead, long live the 280 character tweet -News


Most of the users around the world who use Twitter may have realized this morning that the 140-character tweet is gone. It’s been replaced with a 280-character tweet. Longer tweets will now be the standard in every language where Twitter is available save for Chinese, Japanese, & Korean.


Twitter is rolling out 280-character tweets around the world – The Verge

http://news.google.com Nov 7, 2017 

In most of the world, the iconic 140-character tweet is now officially a thing of the past. Twitter said today that after a global test, 280-character tweets will roll out …

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Welcome to a world with 280-character tweets – CNNMoney

http://news.google.com Nov 7, 2017 

During the 280-character test, some users argued Twitter should focus less on the length of the tweets and more on the content. The platform continues to be rife with harassment and abuse, d …

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Twitter gives us 280 characters, and says we’ll rarely need them – Fast Company

http://news.google.com  Nov 7, 2017 

In September, Twitter announced that it was testing something that some people have been asking for nearly as long as there’s been a Twitter: the ability to tweet …

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Twitter doubles character limit to 280 for (nearly) everyone – WNDU-TV

http://news.google.com Nov 7, 2017 

Twitter says it’s ending its iconic 140-character limit — and giving nearly everyone 280 characters. Users tweeting in Chinese, Japanese and Korean will still h …

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