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Twitter truncation increase

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Twitter truncation increase

Post by johnschols » Wed 08 Nov 2017 2:30 pm

As twitter has now increased it's allowable posting size to 280 characters, can someone please advise how we can reset the truncation limit from the current 140 characters to 280. :)

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Re: Twitter truncation increase

Post by steve » Wed 08 Nov 2017 2:56 pm

If it doesn’t work automatically with the existing code, there’s nothing you can do to make it work.
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Re: Twitter truncation increase

Post by johnschols » Wed 08 Nov 2017 3:19 pm

steve wrote:If it doesn’t work automatically with the existing code, there’s nothing you can do to make it work.
Is there anything likely to be changeable in MX, anywhen in the future.

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Re: Twitter truncation increase

Post by steve » Wed 08 Nov 2017 3:43 pm

Not any time soon.

I had a very quick look at the developer information for this, and they seemed to be crowing about not breaking compatibility (which would be unusual for Twitter) so it’s surprising that it doesn’t just work. Or perhaps they mean that no changes are required to allow 140 character tweets to carry on working. If that’s the case, I’m sure that situation won’t last for long.
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