Social Media It’s official: Twitter easing character limit—with a few twists Rumors that the social media outfit would soon alter its well-known 140-character cutoff have been confirmed. Here’s what’s to come—and how users have reacted. By Clare LaneMay 25, 2016 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.