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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has indicated that the company will abolish its 140-character limitation after a recent report that the company may allow up to 10,000 characters per tweet.
A new report claims that Twitter is looking to increase the character limit per tweet from 140 characters, to 10,000. These changes are expected to arrive by the end of March.
According to information sent to Neowin, favoriting a tweet will soon be replaced with a "like" instead, bringing it more inline with the most successful social media platform on the planet.
Though the Twitter app on Windows hasn't been updated in a very long time that's about to change. New screenshots show the app is getting a redesign just in time for the Windows 10 launch.
ASUS posted a flowchart in a tweet which highlights how expensive the gold Apple Watch is in comparison to their own ZenWatch, and suggests that if you still want to buy it then you might be crazy.
Twitter is rolling out new features left and right and it looks like the company has big plans for its video service even going as far as building a direct competitor to Google's YouTube.
Australian police has been left red-faced after its official Twitter account retweeted and favourited porn, with one tweet showing a women in a pair of black furry winter boots and nothing else.
Anthony Noto, the CFO for Twitter has accidentally revealed plans that the company is about to try to buy another company by tweeting the intent rather than via direct message.
Twitter experiments with its social networking platform regularly and is considering opening up your personal timeline to display content from people you're not following.
If you're a French citizen and have a bank account, starting tomorrow you'll be able to transfer money to anybody with just one tweet. This is available thanks to partnership between Twitter and BPCE.
Those pesky developers over at Twitter are playing around with a select base of user accounts yet again, treating favorited (or starred) tweets just like retweets! The horror, the horror.....
A man and his two children were kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis after writing a tweet -- which he was forced to delete -- about his experience with a rude gate agent.
After discussing the issue with Twitter executives, the government of Turkey says it will begin to pixelate any Twitter posts that contain what they call 'malicious content'.
A new report suggests that Twitter is taking a very serious look at a new e-commerce strategy. Users may soon be able to buy physical and digital products directly on the social network.
An update pushed to Twitter's search system in the past few hours simplifies account discovery, as well as placing further emphasis on sharing images, which are displayed in-line with results.
Twitter is planning to experiment with tailored ads, beginning in the United States and spreading the idea elsewhere if it proves successful. Oddly, they also explain how to get out of tailored ads.
After seven years and billions of tweets, the key word behind Twitter's main success, 'tweet' has been included as a valid definition for the English language by the Oxford English Dictionary itself.
As the micro-blogging site continues to grow, more and more people are sharing their thoughts with the world. Last night's presidential debate generated 10.3 million tweets, a new political record.
A new app that spoofs an alternative location for your tweets has been launched, allowing anyone to tweet from anywhere in the world, adding an extra layer of privacy to fool a stalker, or employer?
Starbucks is the latest big brand to end up red-faced thanks to social media, after a tweet to its customers in Ireland asked why they're proud to be British - a contentious enquiry, to say the least.
A high school senior was expelled for using a school computer to post tweets containing swear words, despite those tweets being made to the student's personal account, in the middle of the night.
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