Twitter to expand 280-character tweets

President Donald Trump has already gotten the hang of longer tweets

As the character limit on Twitter got expanded to 280 from 140, football clubs across the world including Manchester City, Manchester United and AC Milan welcomed the change by posting sassy tweets. Twitter confirmed that after a global test, users will be able to tweet in 280-characters across the globe. Japanese, Korean and Chinese-language tweets will keep the original 140.

The company did not say when it would start allowing users to post 280-character tweets.

So, since Tweets hit the character limit less often now, it is understood that people now spend less time editing their Tweets in the composer. That's because writing in those languages uses fewer characters. By removing that hurdle, Twitter is hoping people will tweet more, drawing more users in. However, only 5% of sent tweets were longer than 140 characters.

One of them is the latest innovation done by the Twitter. This might also help Twitter to add more users on board. In most cases, it doesn't seem like most people are actually increasing the length of their tweets; we have apparently been trained well.

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"People in the experiment told us that a higher character limit made them feel more satisfied with how they expressed themselves on Twitter, their ability to find good content, and Twitter overall", said Rosen. Only five percent of users went above 140 characters during the test, and only 2 percent ever went north of 190 characters.

Twitter's brevity is most of its appeal, but the doubled character count will force us to read, and actually think about, what users are saying.

Users had also anxious that longer tweets would exacerbate Twitter's ongoing problem with harassment - more characters might mean more scope for abuse.

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