Micro-blogging San-Francisco website, Twitter Inc. earlier this year confirmed that its signature 140-character weren’t heading nowhere. However, they also confirmed plans to change the way it counted those 140 characters will be implemented.
New report show that the micro-blogging site will start executing the new changes for 140-characters effective of September 19th.
The new update will no longer count; usernames, media such as – images, gifs, videos, polls, or even quote tweets as part of the 140-characters.
Twitter claims that the new changes would make conversations on the platform easier and more straightforward.
Other media sources also clam that Twitter enable the retweet button on user’s own tweets which will allow retweeting or quoting tweets.