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Twitter to double tweet limit to 280 characters

US President Donald Trump (seen here in Beijing) favours Twitter for making major policy announcements, as well as criticising allies, taunting opponents and threatening North Korea with destruction.

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TWITTER announced on Tuesday it would double the limit for tweets to 280 characters, a bid to draw in more users and boost engagement at the social network.

Giving users twice the space to voice their thoughts ushers in a new era for the online platform, whose...

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