Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

But now, Jordan's username is removed from the limit.

Redesigned replies surfaced in October, when some beta testers complained that they had made Twitter harder to read. Twitter might also feel the same way about the format of its tweets, which is why this particular change has not been touched with a ten-feet pole.

It's a system that evolved over time. A new format for replies isn't going to singlehandedly save Twitter, of course. Tests showed people who had the new design replied more, Twitter says. Now, the developers are done with the update for Replies.! This created clutter in people's timelines - following only one person in a conversation was like listening to one side of a telephone call. Another change will put the recipient's user name above the tweet instead of being inside it.

Even after Twitter did this, the conversational experience was far from ideal.

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So in 2013, Twitter made replies a native feature of tweets.

Because of this update, the people can easily get the message easily, that what they are saying rather than seeing lots of @usernames at the start. "Also, with all 140 characters for your replies, you have more room to participate in group conversations", wrote Sasank Reddy, a Twitter product manager, in a blog post. Excluding them from the reply is as easy as unchecking the box next to their username. Usually only a handful of users could pile into a tweet (are you seeing the canoe imagery now?) before the 140 character limit.

"So you have more characters to have conversations", he said. By removing the names from a tweet, the extra characters can be used in a longer response.

Today's move was anticipated, but few people knew when it would happen.

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