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Twitter Character Count to be Lifted to 10,000

Posted: January 11th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Technoid Computer News, Twitter | Tags: | Comments Off on Twitter Character Count to be Lifted to 10,000


@Dan Tweet Being limited to 140 characters on Twitter means brevity, creativity and speed are the aims of the game. However, the company is experimenting with expanding its character limit to more than 70 times that number — to 10,000.

It is part of efforts to grow its user base, according to technology news website Re/code. Twitter is reportedly aiming to launch the feature towards the end of March, though no date has been set.

Tweets with the expanded limit will continue to only show 140 characters, and will provide an option for users to expand the Tweet to see more, the report said. Twitter co-founder and chief executive Jack Dorsey appeared to confirm the report in a tweet.However, the character expansion does not appear to be what Twitter users want, with many tweeting criticism of the news :: Read the full article »»»»