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Since its inception, Twitter has prided itself on being able to reach its users through microblogs. The tiniest of sentiments packed into 140 measly characters, getting across your point quickly, easily, and succinctly. Twitter, however, recently recognized that some languages can pack far more into 140 characters than others. Thus, the Twitter 280 character update was born.  Interestingly, there is a little bit more to this update than 280 characters.

When was this change announced?

The Twitter 280 change was launched on November 7, 2017. Some users were not fans of the idea, but Twitter announced that they would be testing the