Twitter changes: Disabling the allowed characters from 280 to 4000

The new owner of Twitter, Elon MuskHe does not stop making abrupt changes in the renowned social network and this time he chose to attend to one of the most outstanding claims among users and that of the increase in length of tweets. In this sense, the limit of characters allowed will go from 280 to 4000.

“Elon, is it true that Twitter is increasing the character limit from 280 to 4,000?”He consulted the user Allan Obare to the businessman, who categorically replied: “Yes”. The conciseness of the confirmation did not prevent his response from going viral and making news.

Your response will quickly get more than 11 thousand likes and 1400 retweets and the world of users was divided between those who welcomed the idea and those who repudiated it, arguing that one of the essential aspects of the social network would be lost: the simplicity.

At the same time, there was no shortage of those who stressed the need to reviewing twitter policies to prevent this change from leading to an increase in negative and hateful comments that are often found in the so-called “Internet sewer”.

Beyond the shocking change in the increase in characters, this modification will come hand in hand with other new changes that Musk has in mind, especially in relation to the payment service. Blue Twitterwhich is obtained after the payment of $8 dollars per month from iPhone cell phones.

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Accessing the premium option of the parajito’s social network implies several privileges, including the possibility of modifying already published tweets, uploading high-resolution videos, using a reading mode and changing the username. In addition, it offers the possibility of obtaining the famous blue check.

In any case, to avoid inconvenience, a “small secondary logo” will be obtained to identify the official accounts corresponding to different companies and organizations. In this sense, government accounts, politicians and state entities will receive a gray check markwhile brands will get a golden tilde.


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