TWITTER UPDATE: 140-character limit is CHANGING!!



After announcing last spring that it would revamp the way it counts characters in Tweets, Twitter has reportedly put a date on when this change will kick in. Starting Sept. 19, Twitter will no longer count usernames in replies, media attachments — think photos, GIFs, videos, and other content — and quoted Tweets against the 140-character limit, The Verge reports, citing sources familiar with the company. Twitter first announced in May that it would allow users to express more on the site by simplifying what counts toward the character restriction in the “coming months.” (MORE HERE)

This is pretty great. I still want an EDIT feature!! – m