New ways to get the most out of 140 characters

Twitter has rolled out a number of changes to the way the social media platform works. According to experts, the changes are an attempt to get more people to use the service.

" According to experts, the changes are an attempt to get more people to use the service."
Francesca Rizzo, BlueNotes contributing editor

When it comes to user growth, Twitter has struggled to keep up other social media platforms like InstagramFacebook and Snapchat.

Over the coming months, @usernames you reply to and media attachments such as images, videos, GIFs and polls won’t be counted towards the 140-character limit, freeing up more room for conversation.

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Francesca Rizzo is a contributing editor at BlueNotes

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