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Twitter overhaul? Your tweets could soon be 10,000 characters long

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by AF-Roger, Jan 6, 2016.

  1. AF-Roger

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    Tweets are known for their brevity, and at 140 characters or less, they are designed to be quick, sharp snippets of text. But soon, fans of the hugely popular social media platform might see messages get longer -- much longer, expanding to a potential 10,000-character length.

    The news was first reported by Re/code, which said Twitter is targeting a launch date toward the end of the first quarter of this year for the product that would let users tweet much longer messages, according to multiple sources familiar with the company's plans. The same sources referenced 10,000 characters as a potential new length limit, which is currently the maximum number of characters allowed in a Twitter Direct Message. The project is being referred to as "Beyond 140."

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  2. Dr. Forum

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    I am glad that tweeter have discovered that the short limit they place is always working to their negative. It is the reason as to why twitter has less active users compared to social media platform such as facebook. I do believe with the scalability factor in place, they will attract more users who are ready to share tips and engage in discussions. It is also a good thing for the marketers since they will have more to deliver to their potential followers.
     
  3. Acura

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    This would be great! Thanks for the share
     

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