Twitter Stops Counting Username in 140-Character Limit

Twitter has just revealed some attractive ways to provide more ease to its character limit. Now Twitter Stops Counting Username in 140-Character Limit. Earlier, when users have to reply to a group or individual, twitter counted username characters in 140-character limit. Twitter does not officially raise the character limit, but stops counting username in character limit.

Twitter Stops Counting Username in 140-Character Limit

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Moreover, in latest update, the names of the people users are replying will be on top of the text of the actual tweet. Earlier the names became the part of the actual tweet. Last year, Twitter announced that it will stop counting username characters in character limit. But now the company is officially considering it.

Twitter product manager Sasank Reddy said in an online post.

“Remember how we told you we were working on ways to let you to express more with 140 characters? Now, when you reply to someone or a group, those @usernames won’t count toward your tweet’s 140 characters.”

He also added:

“Our work isn’t finished. We’ll continue to think about how we can improve conversations and make Twitter easier to use.”

No doubt, when many other social networking apps are in competition, Twitter tends to work hard to make it more effective. Other apps, like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat are in a race to beat each other. They all introduce interesting features to make its app more attractive. Now Twitter is also making its app more attractive.

Recently, Twitter has announced its latest transparency report highlighting the suspension of 376,890 accounts during the Q2 2016. Twitter Suspends Around 636,000 Accounts for Pro-terrorism Content. The officials of Twitter said that the suspension figure has witnessed an increase of 60% over the last 6 months of period.

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Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on innovation in technology. She likes music, photography, traveling and exploring nature.
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