Twitter has lastly determined to extend the character restrict for a bunch of customers to 280 characters as an alternative of 140. The explanation for this enhance is that nearly 9% of tweets in English have 140 characters, which makes the character restrict a serious explanation for frustration for these individuals. It’s not the case although for Arabic, and it’s not the case for Japanese as nicely the place zero.four% of the full tweets attain the restrict.
Should you ask me, I believe the 280-characters restrict will make it even tougher for me to scan by means of my twitter feed and I consider 280 is an excessive amount of. On one other word, it’s about time Twitter permits us to edit earlier tweets.