Twitter Notes, the internal blogging platform for those in need of space

From original 140 to 280 characters in 2017, Twitter is ready for a new evolution with the introduction of the function Notes (Notes, in Italian) which goes up to 2500 words and which can be considered to all intents and purposes as one internal blog platform. Given the great success of the so-called thread that is also numerous tweets linked together to empirically overcome the limits of space, for some time there have been rumors of tests to meet those who need to write with more freedom. Testing is in an advanced stage with a number of users being guinea pigs before spreading globally.

A quick glance at the two gifs published by Twitter on the official channels is enough to tell Note to immediately realize that it is in effect an internal blogging platform since you can place a title, a cover photo, internal multimedia contents via embed and precisely the text with an abundant limit of 2500 words (or about seven times this article). The Notes posts created will appear on the Twitter profile and can be re-shared in the form of tweets as they are effectively an internal element of the platform.

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Since the portal’s debut, writers of all kinds have relied on Twitter to share their work, get noticed, be read, create conversations – anything but actual writing. – commented just with a Note Twitter’s editorial director, Rembert Browne. – With Note, the goal is to fill in that missing piece and help writers find whatever kind of success they want“. The Twitter Notes will also contribute to drastically increase the time spent on the social network, preventing many users from posting short tweets with links to read everything elsewhere or screenshots for example of Instagram Stories or Facebook posts. Finally, a little curiosity: in Browne’s Note linked above it is also possible to note how this one has been modified since publicationa novelty in the novelty that could soon lead to the edit function also for tweets.

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