This is a subject that emerges regularly for several years. Twitter he will relax the limit of 140 characters instant messages? A limit, which is both a constraint and a trademark.Without waived completely, Twitter could soften it on 19 September.

Twitter was torn between keeping the 140 character limit, rooted in its DNA, and get rid of it to conquer a wider audience and resist the rise of formidable competitors (especially Instagram and Snapchat).

Since last May, we knew that an interim solution had been found : the multimedia content or tweets quotes no longer would count in the calculation of allocated characters. So we could write 140 characters and add – in addition – a link, image, video, quote another tweet …

“So you can already do a lot in a tweet, but we want to give you the opportunity to do more. In the coming months, we will make changes to simplify tweets, including what is included in 140 characters “ , explained in May Todd Sherman, product manager.

According to The Verge , the changes announced in May, no date of application, could be implemented on 19 September. Stay tuned…