Stephen King and Chrissy Teigen Lead the 280 Character Rebellion on Twitter

President Donald Trump has already gotten the hang of longer tweets

Twitter stated in the original announcement that the new character limit stemmed from tweeters being unequally penalized depending on which language he or she tweeted.

Actor Isiah Whitlock Jr., famous for his role as Clay Davis on The Wire, used the opportunity to remind Twitter of the character's famous catchphrase.

On Thursday, Twitter said that it would be stopping all "general verifications" and said that a blue tick wasn't an endorsement They wrote in a message: "Verification was meant to authenticate identity & voice but it is interpreted as an endorsement or an indicator of importance".

Twitter is rolling out a 280-character limit for almost all its users, abandoning its iconic 140-character limit for tweets.

Twitter doubled their character limit from the traditional 140 to 280 on Tuesday to mixed opinions from it's users. This might also help Twitter to add more users on board.

Some users were instantly skeptical - after all, they had signed up for a website whose defining features were, as its founder and CEO Jack Dorsey noted, brevity and speed.

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So, it seems 280 characters is good for business.

Some users have long fought for the extended tweet, claiming 140 was simply not enough to get their point across.

Only 2% of tweets from test users were over 190 characters.

And a few notable tweeters were not all too pleased with change.

The 140-character limit is a relic of a previous technological era. Fortunately, Rosen promises more to come: "We'll continue listening and working to make Twitter easier for everyone while making sure we keep what you love".

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