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Twitter officially removes 140 character limit for direct messages and we couldn’t be happier

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Twitter officially removes 140 character limit for direct messages and we couldn’t be happier

Twitter 140 DM lifted

In an update rolling out to Twitter throughout all systems, the social community has introduced that they’re now officially in a position to get rid of the 140 character limit… for direct messages. It shouldn’t come as so much of a wonder. Twitter in reality announced they’d be doing just that all the way back in June. We’re now not positive what the cling up used to be, however it’s best nowadays that they’re in any case in a position to raise the requirement for everybody.

Twitter had lengthy imposed a particularly restrictive 140 character limit while posting both publicly or immediately to different customers in personal. It’s how they’ve all the time performed issues. The drawback is it created a singular problem to in fact lift an extended dialog with customers. With the rising acclaim for messaging apps like WhatsApp and Snapchat, Twitter needed to do one thing or fail to spot an enormous chance to stay customers Tweeting from inside of their social community. Facebook did the similar factor. Eventually they introduced a devoted messaging app referred to as Messenger and whilst we’re now not positive if Twitter is at the similar trail, lifting the limit to DM best customers following you, it’s transparent they’re taking messaging a lot more significantly now than ever.

Oh, and in the event you’re considering this would be the start of the top for the 140 character limit in common public tweets, get that from your head at this time. Twitter says not anything will amendment on that finish, and that’s simply the best way they love it. We do too. To get the character limit lifted, you’ll want to update to probably the most contemporary model of the app.

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