Tweet away: Pics, links won’t be part of 140-characters, says report
Twitter users will soon have more flexibility in writing tweets because the company plans to stop including photos and links as part of its 140-character limit.tech Updated: May 17, 2016 09:18 IST
Twitter users will soon have more flexibility in writing tweets because the company plans to stop including photos and links as part of its 140-character limit, according to a Bloomberg report.
Months earlier, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey said the company would simplify its product in an effort to attract new users.
“We think there’s a lot of opportunity in our product to fix some broken windows that we know are inhibiting growth,” Dorsey said during a February earnings call.
Links currently take up to 23 characters of a tweet, limiting the amount of commentary that users can offer when sharing articles or other content.
Twitter shares have fallen more than 70% over the past year. The microblogging site declined to comment on the report.
First Published: May 17, 2016 08:51 IST