Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Twitter Said to Be Considering 10,000-Character Limit for Tweets

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Twitter Said to Be Considering 10,000-Character Limit for Tweets

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Twitter Inc. is building a new feature that will allow users to post tweets as long as 10,000 characters, technology news website Re/ code reported on Tuesday.

Twitter, which now has a 140-character limit, may launch the service toward the end of the first quarter but has not set an official date, Re/code reported, citing sources familiar with the plans.

The sources said the character limit could change before the final version of the product is unveiled.

The micro-blogging website, in an attempt to keep the current look for the Twitter timeline, is testing a version of the product which displays 140-character tweets but expands to reveal more content when users click on the tweet, Re/code said.

Twitter has been experimenting under Jack Dorsey the company's co-founder who returned as chief executive in October to make the service more engaging. …

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