Twitter moves away from 140 characters, ditches confusing and restrictive rules – TechCrunch

Partially confirming earlier reports, Twitter announced this morning plans that will begin to distance it from its strict adherence to the rule that tweets can only contain 140 characters. The company says that, among other changes designed to welcome …
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