Many people had pointed out that 280 characters, despite what chief executive Jack Dorsey said in his own longer tweetannouncing the change, just doesn't lend itself to the same focus. It's a confusing time, with most users complaining about this update, and the rest taking the absolute piss.
According to Twitter, 9% of tweets in English hit the character limits. That's 560 characters. It's basically a book.
Only select users had access to the expanded character count during an initial roll out over the past month.
While Twitter notes that while the change is taking place for most parts of the world, there are still a few that will be sticking with the 140-character limit.
Back in September, the social media platform launched its experiment allowing users to postlonger tweets, closely monitoring how often they were used and how they performed.
Struggling social-media darlings Twitter and Snapchat are taking on new looks as the services seek wider audiences in the shadow of Facebook. This was a massive shake-up in the Twitter-verse, as users have always been subjected to work within the confining 140 character limit.
Further, it has made tweeting easy for many users who had to spend more time editing their tweets because of the 140-character limit.
Five hours later, she quoted a tweet with more than 280 characters when a Twitter user insulted her cooking skills. Now every Twitter user - from first-day users to President Donald Trump - will have twice the room to share their thoughts. Only five percent of users went above 140 characters during the test, and only 2 percent ever went north of 190 characters.
The problem is that the Cavaliers' starting unit [VIDEO ] doesn't have the same intensity, not even close enough. We have a lot of new faces, a lot of new pieces, a lot of guys out, so we can't have that approach.
Today, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was charged in special prosecutor Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. It is unclear exactly how much Manafort made by listing the property on rental services like Airbnb .
In March of this year , he was arrested and charged with assault which is a misdemeanor following an altercation at the St. Charges from both incidents were eventually dismissed, but that didn't stop the judge from sending him to prison.
Bergdahl has looked forward to today for a long time ", Eugene Fidell , Bergdahl's civilian attorney, said at a news conference. Bergdahl appeared visibly shaken in court as the military judge decided against any prison time for the soldier.
Events enclosing the deaths were unclear, and officials did not issue any report about the nature of the wounds Cox nurtured. Prior to joining the Rockford PD, Cox served as part of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, CBS Chicago reported.
He however said that the forces can't reveal the number or "identity of the militants hiding there, as of now". A joint team of Army's 44 RR, SOG and CRPF following a specific information cordoned off village Kandi Aglar.
Last month he reiterated he did not know of any Trump campaign official having contact with Russian officials - a claim Senate Democrats are pushing back on.
Apple Is Moving Forward on an Augmented Reality Headset
Magic Leap , which has been quietly working on its own augmented reality hardware, is thought to be targeting consumers instead. That new operating system, internally called "rOS" for "reality operating system", is based on iOS.
Rockies 3B Arenado grabs 5th consecutive Gold Glove
Four years ago, Rawlings added a sabermetric component that comprises about 25 percent of the selection total. Gordon's five awards are the second most in franchise history, behind Frank White's eight (1977-82, '86-87).
Sheep recognize faces of celebrities
In follow-up experiments, the authors of the new study had the sheep once again chose between images of celebrities or strangers. When a portrait of the handler was interspersed randomly, the sheep chose them seven out of 10 times.
Lamborghini Terzo Millennio Concept Supercar Unveiled
It's apparently teaming with micro-channels filled with "healing chemistries", and can detect where cracks in the material appear. While promising, the car's design does present certain challenges which could take years for Lamborghini to overcome.
Tiredness at the wheel compared to drink driving
Yet no legal or medical standards exist for identifying overtired drivers on the road the same way we target drunk drivers'. Not only does it affect your ability to drive, sleep deprivation has also been linked to diabetes, obesity and depression.
Intel and AMD Combine Forces for New Processor
The union will combine AMD's graphics chip with a Core H-series CPU with second generation high bandwidth memory ( HBM2 ). These systems average 26 mm in thickness whereas the modern premium laptops are trending down to 16 mm or less.
Cong makes PM think of 'nest of termites'
Party president Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also addressed public meetings. Rahul said that while Narendra Modi always talks about corruption, he has been silent on the Vyapam scam.
Disney Has Held Talks to Purchase 20th Century Fox
So it would definitely be interesting to see how a more-focused-on sports Fox would do, and how investors would react. If a deal does happen, it could have massive implications for the entertainment business .