Twitter is making important changes to its 140-character limit, and ditching the terrible ‘.@mention’ feature


It’s true: Twitter is making changes to its 140-character limit, and links to media and @replies will no longer count against the cap. That pesky .@mention is also a thing of the past. It’s important to distinguish straight away that @replies will no longer count toward your 140-character limit. An initial tweet with @mentions still does. Twitter hopes this will help people engage more, and have more meaningful dialogue. In chains with several people mentioned, replies get increasingly shorter until the discussion dies off. Pictures, video or any other attachment no longer count toward your 140-character limit, either. It only…

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