Since the change of 280 characters
Do you use Twitter? If so, did you agree with the increase number of characters one can use on Twitter? Well, the jury is out on whether increasing the characters on Twitter works for the user. It appears that users are taking advantage using more complete words, rather than just abbreviations. Twitter data usage changes did not make the splash everyone expected. The real surprise regarding the data is seen in the usage around the character change. Twitter users were not that excited about having access to more characters in Twitter. It appears that brevity was a good thing as it relates to communications on Twitter.
Twitter Data Usage Changes and Character Increase Data Update
Twitter previously reported that around 9% of tweets were reaching the 140 character capacity mark, which is a big part of what triggered the change. In testing of 280, less than 1% of tweets were making the expanded limit, and that same trend now playing out in application.Explore the full details about the character changes and data usage here