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colinwalker
colinwalker
Interesting! Twitter is testing an extended character limit of 280 characters for all languages that experience character "cramming" where 140 just isn't enough to adequately express yourself. Having gotten used to a 280 character limit on micro.blog I can honestly say it make... colinwalker.blog
jemostrom
jemostrom

@colinwalker Didn't they talk about a longer size 1-2 years ago, 500 chars or something like that?

colinwalker
colinwalker

@jemostrom There were rumours but Jack shot them down with the usual “140 is special” type talk.

jemostrom
jemostrom

@colinwalker oh, I remembered it as being a Twitter suggestion... but my memory is low-quality :)

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colinwalker
colinwalker

@jemostrom I think it was rumoured when they opted to extend DM length but the board and Jack said no as it would disrupt the flow of the stream.

jemostrom
jemostrom

@colinwalker OK, that sounds correct