Why do we have 280 Characters on Twitter #280characters

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Social Media|Tags: |

People are asking -  Why do we have 280 Characters on Twitter ?  I for one liked that Twitter had a restriction to 140 characters.  It has always meant you can click to see more if you want to but you could scroll through quickly to see if there was anything you wanted to read. So, finally, Twitters #280characters is here It seems everyone is either very angry or very hyper and silly - there are tweets just full of emojis or lots of one word or just nonsense. Yesterday at 9pm Twitter tweeted We're expanding the character limit! We want it to be easier and faster for everyone to express themselves. And all of a sudden it seemed that everyone was given 280 characters, which we thought was strange as usually this sort of thing is rolled out - although I did here one ONE person who said they didn't have the new longer tweets. Why do we have 280 Characters on Twitter Back in September Twitter had a test, where they expanded the 140 limit because they wanted [...]