Twitter to allow users to write tweets up to 10,000 characters

Twitter users can now write longer tweets of up to 10,000 characters, which is 9000 more than the current 280-character limit. The new feature has not been confirmed by the company.

The feature is intended to provide users with more room to express themselves without resorting to writing threads or multiple tweets. The main timeline’s character limit will remain 280 characters, with additional text accessible via a “read more” button. This new feature is scheduled to be released later this year.

4,000-word tweets are now available to the 300,000 Twitter Blue subscribers and are used to share longer content in the app. einsteineruploading up to get together with. In 2017, Twitter introduced the first character-length expansion, doubling its initial 140-character limit to 280.

A Twitter user, @ThePrimeagen posted a query on the platform saying, “the dev community and I were wondering if you could add code blocks to tweets?”, to which Musk replied that the company will soon extend the longform tweets’ character limit. Musk said, “We are extending longform tweets to 10k soon.” However, Musk did not clarify if the new feature would be available only to the Twitter Blue subscribers or will be open to non-paid users also.

Twitter announced a month ago that it was increasing the tweet character limit for its Blue subscribers in the United States to 4,000. This was the company’s second character count expansion, with the first occurring in 2017, when the limit was doubled to 280 characters. A blue checkmark, edit tweet feature, bookmark folder, themes, spaces tab, custom navigation, and other benefits come with a Twitter Blue membership.

The sources for this piece include an article in ZDNET.

IT World Canada Staff
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