Tweeters get cheeky after Twitter ups character limit

Twitter has introduced it’s trialling a brand new 280-character restrict to permit customers to “simply categorical themselves” – however the web site’s customers have been predictably snarky.

The enjoyable began when Twitter chief govt Jack Dorsey took to the social media platform on Tuesday to announce the change.

Journalist Caitlin Kelly was one of many first to edit his rambling tweet again right down to the present 140-character restrict.

Others made enjoyable of the present follow of stringing collectively a number of tweets, which already permits customers to precise longer concepts.

Some identified that extending the character restrict was not one of many modifications Twitter customers had been calling for.

Many appeared to battle to fill their newly allotted character limits.

Whereas others performed with the current 140-character restriction.

Some individuals expressed concern about what US President Donald Trump, who is thought for his candid tweets, may obtain with the brand new character restrict.

Gifs and pictures summed up different customers’ emotions.

Mr Dorsey appeared unperturbed by the criticism, which he tweeted “comes with the job”. He inspired customers to provide the brand new character restrict an opportunity.

In the meanwhile, the 280-character restrict is only a trial for some members, and the corporate has not stated whether or not it would roll out the change extra extensively.


Revealed at Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:48:19 +0000