Twitter is testing a 280-character limit for tweets, doubling the current length restriction that's been in place since the company's founding 11 years ago.
Popular social networking service Twitter has finally made a decision to increase character limits of a tweet to 280, a test run for which has already begun. "But in English, a much higher percentage of tweets have 140 characters (9%)", the statement said.
"Our research shows us that the character limit is a major cause of frustration for people tweeting in English", the company's blog post said.
While the 280-character expansion isn't a done deal for everyone just yet, the move left some frequent tweeters wondering why the change - and why now?
Twitter is letting some of its users get a little chattier - allowing posts that are twice as long as the traditional 140 character messages.
A small change yet a big move for Twitter as Jack Dorsey explained it, he also said that Twitter will never lose its charm.
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