Twitter doubled the character limit of tweets from 140 to 280 in a surprise move on 26th September. This new feature is not available for every Twitter user. Twitter has rolled out the long tweets feature for selected accounts as a test. With the new feature, you will be able to tweet long and better. A Twitter user has discovered a working trick to get longer tweets a little early. Here’s how to tweet with 280 characters instead of 140 now:
How to get double character limit of tweets:
- Download Tampermonkey for your browser of choice.
- Visit this Github repository, click the “raw” button, then tell tampermonkey to “install” the script.
- Now visit twitter.com, make sure the script is running in Tampermonkey, then you will be able to tweet 280 characters instead of 140.