Twitter Loosens 140 Character Limit

The 140 – character limit of Twitter is becoming more flexible. The social network announced on Tuesday (24) that certain content, such as images, videos, polls and arrobas users will no longer be counted on the edge, allowing you to best use very little space you have to write your tweets.

The changes also reflect the way people interact on Twitter. When you reply to someone’s tweet, starting the message with the @ sign, it will be viewed by all his followers, not just those who follow both profiles. That is, it will not be necessary to do more footlights, as put a point at the beginning of the text. Enough. “@ User” to increase the range of the tweet.

In addition, you can retweet your own messages (!) If you have to climb some old tweet timeline, usually to share some new thinking. The function to quote a tweet, to play the entire message from another user, also will be available in the tweets of your own profile.

Users and developers are already being notified of the change in the 140-character limit of Twitter, but the new features will only be available “in the coming months.”Remember that the change does not apply to external links, including photos and videos hosted on other companies, which continue to be accounted for and will spend 23 precious characters of your tweet.

And no, you still will not be able to edit your tweets.


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