Love ‘em or hate ’em, tweets are about to get a whole lot longer.

Twitter representatives announced Tuesday that the addictive microblogging site will be testing a 280-character limit for tweets, doubling its current 140-character standard.

The expanded space is currently available only to a small test group, but the blog post announcing that test hinted the feature will soon be site-wide.

“Although we feel confident about our data and the positive impact this change will have, we want to try it out with a small group of people before we make a decision to launch to everyone,” wrote Twitter product manager Aliza Rosen and senior software engineer Ikuhiro Ihara…. see more

source: huffingtonpost