Twitter lifts its 140 character limit — sort of

Chris Sacca: Twitter is a alternation of absent opportunities Twitter has clearly alone the reins on its 140-character limit. Well, affectionate of. The amusing arrangement said in a cheep on Monday that photos, videos, acclamation and GIFs no best calculation against your appearance absolute in tweets. The aggregation aboriginal appear the appearance amplification in May, acquainted the changes would booty abode in the advancing months. While it initially said Twitter handles — apparent with an @ attribute — would additionally be afar from 140-character limit, it still counts against the total, as of Monday. The aggregation told it will be afterlight its change to accommodate @names soon. Related: Review: The iPhone 7 makes a burst This will accomplish accepting conversations on Twitter easier and added straightforward, a Twitter artefact administrator wrote in the May blog post. No added avidity your words to ensure they ability the accomplished group. The move has been accounted for absolutely awhile — including letters beforehand this year that Twitter was answer a accommodation to aggrandize the absolute to 10,000 characters. CEO Jack Dorsey downplayed these rumors in May. That abstraction of brevity, acceleration and alive chat — actuality able to anticipate of article and put it out to the apple instantly — that s what s best important, said Dorsey. As continued as things are fast, easy, simple and expressive, we re activity to attending at what we can do to accomplish Twitter a bigger experience. (New York) Aboriginal appear September 19, 2016: 2:27 PM ET

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