Twitter has recently increased its character limits to 10,000 for Twitter Blue users. This means that users who subscribe to Twitter Blue can now write longer tweets and have more space to express their thoughts and opinions. This move by Twitter has been received positively by users who have long felt that the 280-character limit was too restrictive.
What is Twitter Blue?
Twitter Blue is a subscription-based service that offers additional features and benefits to users. The service was launched in June 2021 and is currently available in select countries. Some of the features of Twitter Blue include the ability to undo tweets, create bookmark folders, and access a dedicated customer support team. In addition to these features, Twitter Blue users now have access to a higher character limit.
The Benefits of Increased Character Limits
The increase in character limits has several benefits for Twitter users. Firstly, it allows users to express themselves in more detail and provide more context to their tweets. This is particularly useful for users who want to share their opinions on complex or nuanced topics. Secondly, it makes it easier for users to write longer threads and engage in more meaningful conversations on the platform. Finally, it gives users more creative freedom to experiment with different forms of content, such as longer-form poetry, short stories, and even essays.
How the Character Limits Work
The character limit on Twitter is based on the number of bytes in a tweet, not the number of characters. This means that certain characters, such as emojis and non-Latin characters, can use up more space than others. However, for most users, the increase in character limits will be a welcome change that allows them to write more freely and creatively on the platform.
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