(CBSLA.com— Twitter’s 140-character limit is one of the social media site’s trademark features. It’s the social media platform that’s all about being succinct.

So when a report revealed Tuesday Twitter is developing a product that will allow for longer tweets, the news circulated quickly.

Technology website Re/code broke the news, saying the new product would be able to publish “long-form content” to Twitter.

Users can already post blocks of text with the help of third-party apps but they are images, not actual text, making it hard to search.

Twitter executives have been considering removing links and user handles from the way it measures the 140-character limit, Re/code attributes to multiple sources.

Time will tell. For now, the company is remaining tight-lipped.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From K-EARTH 101

K-EARTH Surf Pig
28 Free Things To Do in L.A.
Totally 80s Friday Night

Listen Live