Twitter is protecting its one hundred forty-character restrict

Twitter is keeping its 140-character limit

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appeared on The At this time Present on Friday to have fun the corporate’s 10 anniversary. Whereas there, Dorsey confirmed to host Matt Lauer that Twitter’s one hundred forty-character restrict won’t be expanded to 10,000 characters, as some rumors had beforehand steered. “It is staying. It is a good constraint for us,” Dorsey stated. “It permits for of-the-second brevity.”

Dorsey additionally reiterated the corporate’s place on balancing customers’ First Modification rights with controlling harassment, one thing for which Twitter has lengthy been criticized. “Twitter’s all the time been about controls. Individuals can comply with whoever they need. And it is our job to ensure they see crucial issues and the issues that matter to them,” Dorsey advised Lauer. “There are tweets that promote violence, which is towards our phrases of service, so individuals have controls to dam and other people have controls to mute.”