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For the first time on Twitter, people will be able to messages that are longer than 140 characters. While tweets will still restricted to the 140-character limit, Direct Messages (DMs) will be at 10,000 characters. These are the personal communications from one person to another. Twitter's Product Manager Sachin Agarwal about the change. He : "You can now on and on in a single Direct Message and likely still some characters left over." He added: "While Twitter is largely a public experience, Direct Messages let you have private conversations....Tweets…are an opportunity for you to a conversation about what's in your world."

Twitter users will the change over the next few weeks as Twitter out the new system worldwide on a country-by-country basis. The site's co-founder Jack Dorsey recently Twitter needed to better to up with its social networking competitors. Twitter currently about 300 million global users while rival Facebook has more than 1.4 billion. Sites like Facebook and WhatsApp have a lot of money on making their messaging services more user-friendly. Twitter has had a similar focus throughout this year. It recently group DMs and allowed people to private messages from people even if they do not them.

 
 

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