Twitter to increase its 140 character limit

Because sometimes emojis just can't say it all


by Laurence Mozafari |
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Twitter might be jacking up its famed 140 character limit. The limit has always been a frustrating feature for some, as you often get cu

Sorry, we hit the 140 character limit.

Although it's always been a very unique feature of the platform, Twitter is considering shaking it up by removing things like links and user handles from the count, according to *Re/code.

Apparently the character limit has always been a topic of debate internally at Twitter, and now the company has taken on a new Chief Executive in recent months, Jack Dorsey, and he wants to shake things up in a bid to bring more new users to the platform.* *

Although it's already possible to publish longer tweets with things like OneShot and TwitLonger, this would allow all the text to actually appear on Twitter and be searchable.

Have you got bored of Twitter recently? Would more words make you use the social media platform again? Let us know in the poll below!

Would a larger character limit make you use Twitter more?

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