NEWS
27/09/2017 11:39 BST

Twitter's New Character Limit Has Prompted Some Comedy Responses

This is why we love Twitter.

Social media exploded on Tuesday night when Twitter announced it would be doubling the limit of its tweets to 280 characters.

In a lengthy tweet, CEO Jack Dorsey explained the initial 140 character limit was an arbitrary decision in the first place:

Some users have already found they are able to send out longer tweets under the new trial.

But despite Twitter’s insistence that the change would be a good thing, many seemed unconvinced by the change.

And, of course, where there’s unhappiness, there’s often recourse to comedy and sarkiness.

Take it away Twitter!

ZING

It’s a real skill

 

Some got creative

Thank God the Mother of Dragons doesn’t tweet

This person makes a very good point

This joke cropped up rather a lot

See, there *are* some up sides

Others seemed less optimistic

Some pondered quite why Twitter was doing this

Fair point

It really is what kills a good thing

If Ron Swanson had Twitter

In short