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.

Reports: The Verge, CNN Money, Fast Company. WNDU-TV

Twitter: stop hate in tweets or else….

Micro-blog Twitter has taken fresh steps to halt abusive tweets. In its update yesterday, Twitter said both, its policy & technology had received fresh updates aimed at making the platform less hostile. It had changed its “Violence and Threats” policy to cover a broader range of offenses.

Reports: ITworld, Engadget, The Hindustan Times