Why, Twitter, Why? – Slate Magazine

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Will Oremus is Slate’s senior technology writer. Email him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter. Twitter announced Tuesday that it is doubling the 140-character limit for tweets, to 280 characters, for a small group of users. The move is …
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