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Windows 7: Twitter may soon allow tweets over 140 characters

29 Sep 2015   #1
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Twitter may soon allow tweets over 140 characters

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Since its initial rollout, Twitter has been a rather unique social network, limiting the number of characters usable in a single tweet. This feature resulted in compressed posts and as a consequence, content distributed on the platform is in a concise, and minimal form.

According to re/code, Twitter is now considering increasing the character limit in public tweets, as stated by individuals familiar with company plans. Sources have stated that interim CEO Jack Dorsey has once again revisited the possibility of an alteration after large numbers of users have contacted the company irritated by the tight restrictions currently imposed...


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29 Sep 2015   #2
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

Email?
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29 Sep 2015   #3
scr

1. Windows 7 Home Premium sp1 - 64bit 2. Windows 7 Pro sp1 - 64bit
 
 

The longer the Tweet the longer people will be looking down at their iwhatevers and the longer it will take to respond while trying to drive or walk.
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29 Sep 2015   #4
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

The only twitter in my life comes from the birds outside.
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30 Sep 2015   #5
groze

W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
 
 

Would the character limit still apply to people that send text to & from cell phones? Wasn't this the reason for 140 limit to begin with? I think 420 would be enough but that just my opinion.
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30 Sep 2015   #6
FerchogtX

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit Build 7600 / Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
 
 

Great stuff!
I'm tired of being limited with 140 characters only, that and looking to very badly written messages...
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03 Oct 2015   #7
Iforgot

Win7 64
 
 

over 140 characters long ?
so Twitter will turn into a Babble.
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03 Oct 2015   #8
CluelessCompKid

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

140 characters made it unique though. I wouldn't mind it going up to maybe 180 characters but anymore makes Twitter lose its charm. And I read something about a Like button? I think Retweets and Favorites make up for no Like button.
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11 Oct 2015   #9
Laith

Windows 10 Professional x64
 
 

Yesssssss! Finally, i'm sick of the 140 tweet limit.
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