So the day has finally arrived when you will be able to send out longer tweets after Twitter announced it has updated the 140 character limit. The limit is still the same, but all media attachments like photo’s and other users Twitter handles will no longer count toward the 140 character limit. You can also now retweet and quote yourself as well as send out a tweet by starting with a username and not have to put a full stop in the beginning to reach all your followers.
Here’s the major changes that go into effect today.
That’s pretty much it, but if you want to know more then hit the play button on there announcement.
Say more about what's happening! Rolling out now: photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and Quote Tweets no longer count toward your 140 characters. pic.twitter.com/I9pUC0NdZC
— Twitter (@twitter) September 19, 2016
Now you know.