Tweet away: Pics, links won’t be part of 140-characters, says report | HT Tech

Tweet away: Pics, links won’t be part of 140-characters, says report

Twitter users will soon have more flexibility in writing tweets because the company plans to stop including photos and links as part of its 140-character limit.

By:REUTERS
| Updated on: May 17 2016, 09:18 IST
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Links currently take up to 23 characters of a tweet, limiting the amount of commentary that users can offer when sharing articles or other content. (REUTERS)

Twitter users will soon have more flexibility in writing tweets because the company plans to stop including photos and links as part of its 140-character limit, according to a Bloomberg report.

Months earlier, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey said the company would simplify its product in an effort to attract new users.

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"We think there's a lot of opportunity in our product to fix some broken windows that we know are inhibiting growth," Dorsey said during a February earnings call.

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Links currently take up to 23 characters of a tweet, limiting the amount of commentary that users can offer when sharing articles or other content.

Twitter shares have fallen more than 70% over the past year. The microblogging site declined to comment on the report.

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First Published Date: 17 May, 08:51 IST
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