If you’re a Twitter Blue user, you can now create tweets of up to 10,000 characters, up from the previous limit of 4,000 characters. In a welcome announcement, the Elon Musk-owned social media company has more than doubled the character limit for Blue subscribers. However, it’s currently only available to Blue customers in the US.
In addition to the new character limit, Twitter Blue subscribers also get the ability to customize the font of their tweets with bold and italic formatting. The new character length limit and the ability to use writing elements are aimed primarily at creators who can use these features to potentially make their posts more legible.
“We’re improving the writing and reading experience on Twitter! Starting today, Twitter now supports tweets up to 10,000 characters in length with bold and italic text formatting,” said Twitter.
10,000 characters constitutes about 2,000 words, which is a lot for most casual users on Twitter. This character length limit is, thus, for those who want to write longer. For example, stories and essays. This approach is in line with Twitter’s latest rebranding from ‘Super Follows’ to ‘Subscriptions’. As a new way to monetize long-form Tweets, Twitter will let creators charge their followers up to $10 for exclusive content, including stories and essays that will be available only to Blu subscribers.
Apply to let your followers subscribe to any content, from long format text to hour long videos!
Just tap on “Monetization” in Settings.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 13, 2023
In other words, if you pay for Twitter Blue, you can potentially use the newly introduced 10,000-character limit to drive your followers towards long-form content and charge them for it. Can It is a simple ‘pay-to-earn’ system, although subscriptions will be available to all. Musk announced that Twitter would not deduct any commission on earnings, so if you should get 70 percent of total revenue on mobile apps and 92 percent on the web (minus Google and Apple’s fees on Android and iOS and payment processing fees on the Internet) . Web).
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