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Twitter relaxes 140-character limit in tweets

Wednesday 25 May 2016 | 08:38 CET | News
Twitter has confirmed changes to its limit of 140 characters in a tweet. When replying to a tweet, @names will no longer count toward the 140-character limit. Also media attachments like photos, GIFs, videos, polls or Quote Tweets will not count as characters in a tweet. In addition, Twitter is allowing users to retweet their own tweets now and is eliminating the @ symbol at the start of tweets. New tweets that begin with a username will reach all the user's followers, without the @ sign, and users will be able to retweet a reply so it's viewed more broadly. The changes will be rolled out in

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