Twitter drops media and @identify replies from one hundred forty-character restrict
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Properly, that was fast. Every week after Bloomberg reported that Twitter was on the brink of loosen up its guidelines for what counts towards your one hundred forty-character restrict, the corporate is confirming the transfer in the present day. Quickly, pictures and video will not be included in that tally, liberating up more room for these witty quips. What’s extra, usernames in replies will not rely towards the restrict both, and you’ll retweet or quote your personal posts. You understand, simply in case that you must remind everybody of that scorching take you had a couple of months again.
When sending a tweet to somebody you need your whole followers to see, you will not want to incorporate a interval or another punctuation in entrance of their username. With the modifications to the character limits, all tweets that start with a Twitter deal with shall be seen by everybody who follows you by default. CEO Jack Dorsey defined that these modifications are the newest in an try and make the social community “easier.”
Twitter has been busy including new options over the previous few months in an effort to draw new customers. For instance, there’s Moments that serves up a set of things you may need missed and retooled DMs. Rumors of Fb-like algorithmic timeline appear to have been exaggerated, however that does not imply there will not be extra modifications within the months to return. Sadly, there is no definitive timeline for this new tweet construction to go stay as the corporate says it’s going to be out there “within the coming months” throughout the online, TweetDeck and each cellular and desktop apps.