Twitter said it ran a test on 280-character tweets in September that showed users spent less time editing their tweets and were less likely to abandon them. (bit.ly/2zkXZIj)
User posting in languages including Japanese, Korean and Chinese, which do not face the issue of “cramming”, will continue to have a limit of 140 characters, Twitter said.
The company did not say when it would start allowing users to post 280-character tweets.
Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D’Souza