Twitter gives users their characters' worth - iAfrica.com

Twitter has given users a long-awaited upgrade by giving them a full 140 characters to use in replies. Confused? Well, whereas before replies took handles (@) into consideration, they no longer count towards the platform's iconic 140-character limit.

Twitter tweaks replies, giving users more characters - PR Daily (registration)

On Thursday, Twitter announced that it had changed the ways users reply to one another on Twitter: Instead of counting the “@username” in a tweet's character limit, replies now accommodate 140 characters' worth of text, with usernames embedded above ...

Twitter Makes Changes To Limits When Replying - Bernews

Twitter is rolling out changes to its website and apps that will see tagged usernames in replies not count toward its 140 character limit, allowing users to publish longer replies. On its official blog, Twitter said “Remember how we told you we were ...

Twitter Latest Update: Twitter Handles In Replies Will No Longer Count In 140 Character Limit - Science World Report

Popular social networking website Twitter has reportedly confirmed that Twitter handles in replies will not be counted in the 140-character limit. This means that a user's tweet reply either to an individual or a group conversation will not count the ...

And now Twitter has stopped counting usernames in replies - GQ India

If you, like us, were trying to reply to a tweet, you'd have probably noticed that the @Username doesn't appear anymore. The new development has been rolled out on Thursday so you, like all other Twitter users, can pack in more in one tweet. The new ...

Twitter Stops Counting Username in 140-Character Limit - PhoneWorld Magazine (press release) (blog)

Twitter has just revealed some attractive ways to provide more ease to its character limit. Now Twitter Stops Counting Username in 140-Character Limit. Earlier, when users have to reply to a group or individual, twitter counted username characters in ...

AGAIN: Twitter redefines 140 character limit - TheNewsGuru

Twitter wants to make it even easier for you to communicate with friends and followers; so, from today, it will no longer count usernames as part of the 140 character limit when you're replying to tweets from a friend or a group. This change will be ...