Twitter Officially Giving 280 Characters To Tweet

Twitter Officially Giving 280 Characters To Tweet

Twitter Officially Giving 280 Characters To Tweet


Yes you heard right, now Twitter is not limit to 140 characters its increase up-to 280 characters. Twitter is the biggest Social networking website is expanding its character limit.

We – and many of you – were concerned that timelines may fill up with 280 character Tweets, and people with the new limit would always use up the whole space. But that didn’t happen. Only 5% of Tweets sent were longer than 140 characters and only 2% were over 190 characters. As a result, your timeline reading experience should not substantially change, you’ll still see about the same amount of Tweets in your timeline. For reference, in the timeline, Tweets with an image or poll usually take up more space than a 190 character Tweet, said in blog.


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Twitter said that those who tweeted in languages like Japanese, Korean and Chinese were able to express around double the amount of information in a single character, compared with users who spoke English, Spanish, Portuguese or French, for example.



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