Longer Tweets and other updates on Twitter

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , |

Today Twitter announced that they are finally allowing us longer tweets.  Twitter told us in a blog post in May that they were going to be allowing longer tweets and other updates that were coming that will make changes in the way we tweet.  Today we got some more of those updates. Longer Tweets and other updates on Twitter So, its not really more than 140 characters (which is Twitters trade mark amount of characters that you can use) but now only text matters.   When we started adding Videos, Gifs and Images to our tweets it meant that we lost space in the amount of characters that we can type.  Now that all changes. You now don't lose any characters,  which is great, as you really didn't have much room left once you'd added your media attachments and hashtags to type a meaningful message, it always had to be very short. Twitter announced the update via a tweet and a video.  Say more about what's happening! Rolling out now: photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and Quote Tweets no longer count toward your 140 [...]