Twitter Increases Character Limit

COMMUNICATIONS NEWS: posted 9 November 2017

Twitter has increased the number of characters in tweets from 140 to 280 for the majority of users.

The move follows a trial among a small group of users which started in September in response to criticism that it was not easy enough to tweet.

The new limit will not apply to tweets written in Japanese, Chinese and Korean which can convey more information in a single character.

Read the full story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-41900880

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