Twitter (/ˈtwɪtər/) is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called “tweets”. Registered users can read and post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them. Users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS or mobile device app. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco and has more than 25 offices around the world. – Wikipedia
It won’t be long before Wikipedia editors will change the old definition of Twitter as the 3rd most popular social media platform just announced yesterday through Twitter of course that photos, GIFs and videos won’t count anymore as characters when creating a new twitt.
Back in time photos, GIFs and videos needed 23 characters that lost of people found too much making their twits really short which is the main feature of the platform known for its short and efficient message.
Say more about what’s happening! Rolling out now: photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and Quote Tweets no longer count toward your 140 characters. pic.twitter.com/I9pUC0NdZC— Twitter (@twitter) September 19, 2016