If you’ve ever found yourself in a situation where you’re ranting on Twitter, and all you want to do is keep writing and writing, but you very quickly run out of characters to get your point across—well then, boy, do I have some exciting news for you.
The amount of space you have to @ your favorite celebrities and throw out all of the hashtags you know has just doubled.
For a while now, Twitter has been testing the idea of upping its beloved and beleaguered 140 character limit to 280. At its core, Twitter has always been a site designed for quick hit microblogging. It was never meant to be a tl;dr free kind of space. No long, exhausting reads. Just short reads and quick, hot takes.