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Tom Raftery

Twitter’s Expanded Character Count Coming Sept. 19

Your zany uncle’s Tweets are about to get a bit more long-winded, even with those photos, GIFs, and other add-ons. After announcing last spring that it would revamp the way it counts characters in Tweets, Twitter has reportedly put a date on when this change will kick in. [More]

Tom Raftery

It’s Official: Twitter Won’t Count Usernames & Photos Against 140-Character Limit

Twitter isn’t ready to ditch its long-standing 140-character limit, but it is officially ready to revamp what counts against that boundary. To that end, photos, usernames, quoted Tweets, and other attachments will no longer count against the pre-Tweet allotment. [More]