News tagged: Twitter Character Limit
Twitter had adjusted its character limit again so that replies can be longer. Usernames in replies are no longer going to count against the limit, thereby increasing the amount of unique text that's allowed. The network has been testing the updated system for months.
Twitter is no longer counting media attachments against its tweet character limit and now it may also be relaxing the limit on replies. Some mobile users report usernames are no longer counting against their limit, allowing them to type more in response to other users.
As expected, Twitter has finally made changes to its platform, enabling longer tweets. While the 140-character limit is still present, the company has found a different way to enable longer tweets. It is going to stop counting a lot of things against the limit.
Twitter isn't significantly increasing its tweet character limit like had once been reported, but it is going to exempt most attachments from the limit, thereby effectively increasing the character limit. On September 19, attachments like images, polls, and videos will be exempt.