Twitter beyond 140
The 140-character limit has been one of Twitter’s trademark features since day one.
According to several media reports, Twitter is building a product to allow users to share tweets that are longer than 140-characters.
— Ad Age (@adage) 29 Octobre 2015
The Wall Street Journal reported that Twitter is still debating whether to build a new “rich publishing platform” to allow the longer content, or whether it should extend the tweet limit by additional characters.
Extra 47 characters?
— Tech Insider (@techinsider) 16 mai 2016
Twitter could give people an extra 47 characters in their updates. Twitter won’t count links and photos in 140-character limit. (Bloomberg)
Shortened links (23 characters) + images (24 characters) = 47