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How to activate 280 characters limit Tweet

Update: Twitter has blocked this. It was fun though.

Twitter is currently testing to extend the current 140 characters limit to 280 for a single tweet. This feature is said to be available to a small selected group of users only but there is a way to get this 280 characters extension activated.

Developer Juliette Pretot has published a method to activate the 280 character tweets. I have personally tested it and it is working as expected.

Long tweet > 140 characters!!! Long tweet > 140 characters!!! Long tweet > 140 characters!!! Long tweet > 140 characters!!! Long tweet > 140 characters!!! Long tweet > 140 characters!!! Long tweet > 140 characters!!! Long tweet > 140 characters!!! Long tweet > 140 characters!!!— Hon Chun (@hongjun) September 27, 2017

One America Appeal - Helping Hurricane Victims

What is the One America Appeal?

The One America Appeal is a joint appeal by all five living former American Presidents to encourage their fellow citizens to support recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey — which inundated the Texas Gulf Coast with unprecedented flooding. This special appeal will be expanded to include Hurricane Irma now approaching the mainland United States.


Will the One America Appeal also help Americans affected by Hurricane Irma?

Yes, preparations are in place to do so. What started as a specific appeal to address historic flood damage in Texas will be expanded to help victims from both storms. The nature of that assistance will be dictated in large measure by the storm’s track and impact

Why did the former Presidents decide to launch the One America Appeal?

The former Presidents were inspired to come together in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which unleashed devastating flooding — and spurred thousands of first responders and neighbors into action. More than on…