Nov 16, 2017

How To Extend Your Tweet To 280 Characters On Twitter

As a Twitter user, you can now extend your tweet from 140 characters to 280 characters.

Twitter announced that it is satisfied with the test it started in September that allowed some users to double the character cap on tweets from 140 to 280.

The new character limit for most Twitter users globally is now officially 280 characters per tweet which is x2 of the previous one. When the test was going on, Only 5% of tweets sent were longer than 140 characters while only 2% were over 190. Mind you, this data was collected before the limit was changed for the vast majority of Twitter users.

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Moreover, the 280 characters has not been unveiled for those that writes in Japanese, Chinese and Korean, the will still continue to have a 140 character cap. It takes fewer characters in those languages to say something that would take many more characters to express in other languages.
How to make use of the 280 characters on Twitter..

It's very easy, for Android users, just go to your Google PlayStore and download the latest Twitter or update your Twitter app to the latest
For IOS users, go to your Apple Store and download the latest or update it to the latest.

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For me, I have updated mine and the changes is already visible on my system and my smartphone.

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