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    Twitter Character Limit 280 May Soon Change, Says Elon Musk

    Elon Musk, the newly appointed head of Twitter, suggested that the Twitter character limit of 280 restrictions may soon be increased or eliminated.

    Musk answered a user who asked if character limits may be removed or at least considerably raised, “Absolutely.” Twitter now limits posts to 280 characters.

    What Did Elon Musk Discover from a Twitter User’s Tweet?

    Elon Musk Twitter’s current CEO replaced Parag Agrawal, who was sacked along with other top executives once the takeover was complete. Several internal discussions are underway, according to an anonymous source familiar with the situation.

    Long-form tweets for the microblogging network are “far overdue,” according to Musk, who purchased Twitter for $44 billion following a protracted legal struggle. Musk made this claim in April of this year.

    After receiving a series of tweets from a follower, Musk responded his most immediate takeaway is that Twitter’s long-format tweets are overdue!

    Twitter Character Limit Currently Allows People to Post in 280 Characters

    Twitter is a microblogging site; therefore, it doesn’t say you shouldn’t use it to create essays. You only need to condense your ideas into 280 characters. Twitter threads can be used if you feel the need to write more. Despite the word restriction, some users were always unhappy.

    All Twitter users, including English users, could use 280 characters in November 2017. In September 2017, the business first shared the contentious intention to go beyond the standard 140 Twitter character counter with a select set of users.

    Multiple Twitter users had warned that 280 characters would make the platform’s signature characteristic of brief tweets less readable.

    However, the length of Twitter posts remained the same because Twitter decided to raise the Twitter word limit from 140 to 280.

    Fewer than 1% of tweets went beyond Twitter’s character limit of 280, and just 12% of tweets were longer than 140 characters, according to numbers made public by the firm a few years ago. Only 5% of tweets were longer than 190 characters.

    Also Read: Elon Musk Slammed Mark Zuckerberg’s Long-Term Control of Meta

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