Twitter’s Longer Tweets Pave the Way for More Publisher Deals

Now that we know Twitter is building a feature to let users share longer tweets, maybe as long as 10,000 characters, that could have big consequences for publishers.

The average Twitter user — many of whom freaked out about the news — will probably never sniff a 10,000 character tweet. But publishers like the New York Times or the Washington Post or The Wall Street Journal could easily take advantage of the new form — or dismiss it as another ploy to take their content.

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