3 upcoming Twitter changes you should be ready for

  • Twitter announced that new features are in the works intended to expand the depth of content that can be delivered in a single tweet.
  • If starting a tweet with a specific Twitter handle, users will no longer be obligated to use the ubiquitous "@" sign.
  • The character count will stick at 140, but images and GIFs won't count against your limit.
  • Like all marketing tools, Twitter has an established set of best practices.

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