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

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

 
 

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