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  • Twitter will soon stop counting links and photos in the 140 character tweet limit
    Posted by on May 17th, 2016

    Twitter users and social media managers rejoice…word is that social network giant will soon stop counting links and photos in the 140 character limit of tweets. Currently if you add a link to a tweet it takes up 23 characters and a photo will use up 24 characters. They didn’t give an exact date, but an insider said it could happen in the next 2 weeks.

    If the new changes go ahead soon you will be able to send longer Tweets.

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    This from Bloomberg.

    “The social media company will soon stop counting photos and links as part of its 140-character limit for messages, according to a person familiar with the matter. The change could happen in the next two weeks, said the person who asked not to be named because the decision isn’t yet public.” [Bloomberg]

    Good times.

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