Twitter’s New Character Limit Has Prompted Some Comedy Responses

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






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