Elon Musk launches new long-form Twitter platform allowing 10,000 characters

Elon Musk launches new long-form Twitter platform allowing 10,000 characters

Twitter has launched a brand new platform to assist writers transfer from micro-blogging to longer-form items, with posts of 10,000 characters permitted.

The Elon Musk-owned social media big introduced the launch of Twitter Write on Friday, providing “enhancements to the writing and studying expertise” for customers.

“Beginning at the moment, Twitter now helps Tweets as much as 10,000 characters in size, with daring and italic textual content formatting”, the brand new Twitter Write account posted.

Customers nonetheless must pay for the privilege of writing longer type messages on the location. They might want to “join Twitter Blue to entry these new options, and apply to allow Subscriptions in your account to earn revenue straight on Twitter.”

This comes after Twitter was purchased by Tesla proprietor and the previous richest man on the planet, Elon Musk.

Musk purchased the location final 12 months for round £35bn, and it has since halved in worth as many advertisers fled the location amid wholesale adjustments.

Musk minimize down its workers from greater than 8,000 to simply over 1,200, whereas has promised to take away so-called ‘legacy’ blue ticks from any accounts that refuse to pay up for the brand new ‘Twitter Blue’ possibility.

This week, Elon Musk gave the BBC a tell-all interview in Twitter’s San Francisco HQ, after the broadcaster was labelled a ‘state-funded’ organisation. Musk backtracked, saying it will be modified to ‘publicly funded’.

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