Twitter Will Test 280-Character Limit But This is How You Can Already Do it

Twitter made a big announcement this week that it will be testing a character limit of 280 on select accounts.

While many may be excited, hoping that the company decides to make this a feature for all users, there is already a way to do it.

There’s a tool called Tampermonkey that can be downloaded on any browser. One would then visit Github repository, click on the “raw” button” and tell tampermonkey to “install” the script. You can also copy and paste the code into a new script in Tampermonkey.

Once all tht is done, every time you use the web client to tweet, you can post more characters.
The tool is a widely used userscript manager and the javascript is a harmless workaround that lets users enjoy more characters.

If this is too much effort, maybe your account will be selected randomly to try out Twitter’s testing of the 280 character limit.

Disclaimer: We have no position in Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) and have not been compensated for this article.

Sofia Vida

Sofia has been writing for major news outlets for over 15 years. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, walking her dogs, and going to concerts.

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