So it looks like the magic 140 character limit on Twitter is about to change. Whilst it’s still unofficial, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the powers that be are looking into giving special dispensation to users to extend some tweets to more than 140 characters.
Will this ultimately change the nature of the beast? After all, if you want full commentary pieces you go to a full blog rather than a micro blogging platform.
That said, a little leeway to periodic “I’ve got more to say on the subject” style tweets could be healthy for debate and I for one would back the move so long as it is limited in user frequency. Watch this space.
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