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The logo of social networking website 'Twitter' is displayed on a computer screen in London on September 11, 2013.   AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL / AFP / Leon NEAL        (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
The logo of social networking website 'Twitter' is displayed on a computer screen in London on September 11, 2013.   AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL / AFP / Leon NEAL        (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

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Twitter doubles its character limit

For the first time in history, Twitter is doubling its character count for tweets from 140 characters to 280 characters for some users.

Twitter doubles its character limit

For the first time in history, Twitter is doubling its character count for tweets from 140 characters to 280 characters for some users.