Twitter Blue subscribers who pay $8 a month for the platform’s top rate model can now write as much as 4,000 characters in person tweets, the social media corporate introduced Wednesday.
The exchange has been expected for months, as Elon Musk stated days after last his $44 billion acquire remaining October that Twitter would finish the “absurdity of notepad screenshots” via including long-form tweets.
Twitter firstly introduced in 2006 with a 140-character restrict, however doubled that to 280 characters in 2017. Users who don’t seem to be subscribed to Twitter Blue will nonetheless be restricted to 280 characters.
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To save you crowded timelines, tweets with greater than 280 characters may have a “Show more” advised that folks can click on to open all of the put up.
In addition to longer tweets, Twitter Blue subscribers additionally get get right of entry to to longer movies, an edit button, and a hallowed blue test.
Musk has applied a bunch of adjustments at Twitter in contemporary months, together with chopping greater than part of the corporate’s workforce, reinstating prior to now banned accounts, or even auctioning off memorabilia from the corporate’s San Francisco headquarters.
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While Musk lamented the corporate’s “massive drop in revenue” because of an advertiser exodus in November, he stated over the weekend that Twitter is now “trending to breakeven.”