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Twitter considers higher character limit for tweets

The maximum number of characters in a post could be raised to as much as 10,000

6th January, 2016
Twitter has a current character limit of 140

Twitter may be preparing to raise its character limit for tweets to the thousands from the current 140, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

The maximum number of characters in a post could be raised to as much as 10,000, said the person, who asked not be identified as the changes haven’t been decided. A tweet that long would be roughly equal to a 20-minute speech. The number could be half that, depending on...

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