Twitter is rolling out 280-character tweets around the world

Twitter is rolling out 280-character tweets around the world


Casey Newton / The Verge:

Twitter is rolling out 280-character tweets around the world  —  Double trouble  —  In most of the world, the iconic 140-character tweet is now officially a thing of the past.  Twitter said today that after a global test, 280-character tweets will roll out to users around the world.