Twitter announced the change via a blog post that was tweeted out by the official account. Twitter made an announcement last May that it would be making changes that would let people use more of their assigned 140 characters per Tweet for the content they would be choosing instead of an infrastructure of the Twitter. Users can tap on "Replying to..." to see and control who's part of any specific conversation. It'll work the same way if you reply to more than two persons.
- If your reply has four Twitter handles and the you want to remove 3, you will have to uncheck three boxes to do so in the new reply feature. INC acknowledge removing replies from the character limit is a step in the right direction but said it doesn't solve the problem of getting new users to join the social network.
NC lawmakers announce deal on HB2 standoff
North Carolina lawmakers and the governor reached an agreement to repeal the state's controversial "bathroom bill", called HB2. It now moves on to the Senate floor, where it must survive two additional votes before moving to the House for a final vote.
Sociology professor Tressie McMillan Cottom wrote in a Medium post that some Twitter users often respond to racist messages targeting her on the platform but choose to delete her in their reply tweets. And now, when the username too is freed from being a part of the tweet, Twitter will certainly become more eloquent and meaningful. According to Twitter, this change will make things less cluttered as it will allow you to focus on the discussion "rather than seeing lots of @usernames". The new mechanism for mentions and replies that Twitter has rolled out does make it unnecessarily complicated to carry out conversations.
Twitter has made this a great day for countless Twitter users who feel suffocated by the 140 character limit.
The new update comes as part of Twitter's push to give users more flexibility to interact and share messages whist still sticking to its signature 140-character limit. Rule or no rule, the microblogging company remains one of the biggest platforms for millions of people to tweet their views all day.
Like the speed limit on a highway, breaking the character limit on Twitter can be done - you just have to pick your spots. "We make the time and take the time necessary for the people using the product and also our advertisers, and the revenue follows". It could also keep users on the site longer, which Twitter badly needs. Twitter does not officially raise the character limit, but stops counting username in character limit.
Bears' Hall, Packers' Dorleant arrested in Iowa
Chief Olson says Cedar Falls Police respond to bar fights every weekend, but the bouncers typically break up fights themselves. KCRG has about five minutes of video from the outside of the bar, although it's hard to tell what's happening in it.
Priebus and other White House officials stressed that Walsh was the one who made a decision to leave the administration. Making America Great has the financial support of one of Trump's most influential backers, Rebekah Mercer.
Cohen-Watnick is a former Defense Intelligence Agency official who was originally brought to the White House by Michael T. He added that his "smell test" remark was based on Nunes's words at the time .
Native Americans, Alaskan Natives and African Americans continued to be the groups with the highest rates of premature deaths. It's drug overdose death rate is six per 100,000 people; the highest rate in the state is 18 per 100,000 in Scott County.
William Cohen, a former US defense secretary and USA senator from ME , said Tillerson's visit was important for both sides. China, the North's biggest source of diplomatic support and economic assistance, has yet to respond.
Asked if retired national security adviser Mike Flynn had been requested to attend, Mr Burr said it was "safe to say" he had. While House Intelligence Committee members say their probe has ground to a halt, Sens.
The Monaco star has been linked with a number of clubs around Europe since impressing for the Ligue 1 outfit this season. If they offer me that, I do not see why I would refuse.' But he said, 'I have time.
Schiff today said Nunes has yet to inform him what was the info, where he saw it, and who showed it to him. Cohen-Watnick was almost fired earlier in the month at the request of National Security Advisor Lt.
She can be detained for up to 20 days before prosecutors file formal charges, meaning she may be in jail while her case is heard. Accompanied by two of her lawyers, she is belived to have denied all the charges including bribery and abuse of power.
Is it an unlicensed taxi service? The rules also cap the number of new drivers that can be licensed each quarter to 125. They also require all cars to have fare meters, and restrict the types of cars that can be used for taxi-like purposes.
Speaker Paul Ryan says he understands and shares President Donald Trump's frustration with the House Freedom Caucus . In a Twitter post , Trump took aim at the Freedom Caucus , a bloc of the most conservative Republicans in the U.S.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other leading Turkish have launched into tirades against The Netherlands for the move. The exit polls helped the euro rise to its highest against the dollar since February 7.
Three North Koreans cleared over Kim Jong Nam death
It was released as part of a deal under which nine Malaysians previously prevented from leaving North Korea have now arrived home. He said police still wanted to question four other suspects believed to be in North Korea.
If you live in Gibraltar, tell us what you think about Brexit
Spain's conservative government, which has been particularly vocal about getting Gibraltar back, welcomed the latest development. Gibraltarians want to stay British, as demonstrated in 2002 when they rejected a referendum on shared sovereignty with Spain.
Play Ms. Pac-Man in Google Maps
For example, search "do a barrel roll" and the screen will do a 360-degree turn, in honor of the classic Nintendo series Star Fox. So today (Friday) is April Fools Day-APRIL FOOLS! It will then evaluate the map and redesign it into a level from the game.
Woman strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody
As the crowd huddled in a partially covered alcove at the entrance, talk ran through the crowd that they'd heard gunfire. A District of Columbia police spokeswoman, Margarita Mikhaylova, says it's possible that an officer fired shots.
Morgue reopens as Kim's body reportedly leaves Malaysia
Kim Jong-nam's body is believed to be on Malaysia Airlines flight MH360 to Beijing en route to North Korea, according to Reuters. South Korean and U.S. intelligence sources say North Korea masterminded the attack, which Pyongyang denies.
Bungie Officially Announces Destiny 2
As if the Destiny 2 hype wasn't slowing building enough already, a fun little teaser video has been released by Bungie. There is a rumor about a potential PC version but no official confirmation has been given by Activision or Bungie .
Duterte asks USA envoy, 'Why didn't you stop China?'
While China calls United State's blockade in the South China Sea an "act of war", the USA calls it an "act of peace". A similar zone in the South China Sea could rapidly increase tensions in the region, experts said.
North Korea tests new high-thrust rocket engine
Kim called the test "a great event of historic significance" for the country's indigenous rocket industry, the KCNA report said. It might though soon be able to demonstrate that it had perfected an ICBM system's booster rocket stage.
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Adds More Features
If you're familiar with how Snapchat works, then you'll be right at home with Facebook stories because it's a blatant ripoff. FILE - In this May 16, 2012 file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia.
Got a Ford Escape, Fiesta, Fusion? It may be recalled
Dealers will replace all four side door latches with a more robust service door latch at no cost to the customer. Ford also has a recall for a limited number of 2017 Ford F-450 and F-550 trucks to replace the drive shaft.
Comcast Prepping Q3 Launch of 'Xfinity Instant TV'
However, Comcast says that the interpretation of the situation is wrong and its service in no way breaks any net neutrality laws. Pricing will start at $15 per month and rise to roughly $40 per month depending on how subscribers customize the offering.