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How to tweet 280 characters on Twitter

How to tweet 280 characters on Twitter

If you are on Google Chrome, follow these steps:

    1. Open Tweetdeck and sign in with your Twitter account.
    2. Click View > Developer > Developer tools
    3. Click the Sources tab.
    4. Now click on the > button and select Snippets.
    5. Click New Snippet.
    6. Now go to this Github page and copy the code you see there. Alternatively you can copy it right here:,e,f,g,c,d,h){c=c||function(){};d=d||function(){};b=this.request(b,{method:f,params:Object.assign(e,{weighted_character_count:!0}),processor:g,feedType:h});return b.addCallbacks(function(a){c(},function(a){d(a.req,””,a.msg,a.req.errors)}),b};
twttrTxt=Object.assign({},twttr.txt,{isInvalidTweet:function(){return!1},getTweetLength:function(){return twttr.txt.getTweetLength.apply(this,arguments)-140}});

      1. Now paste this code in the box to the right side of the New Snippet button.
      2. Click the Play icon.
      3. Now click the new tweet button in Tweetdeck and voila! You’ll see that the character limit is now 280. Go ahead and tweet your heart out.

If you are on Firefox, follow these steps:

    1. Open Firefox and sign in to Twitter via Tweetdeck.
    2. Click Tools > Web developer > Web console.
    3. The console will show up on the bottom half of the page. Right at the bottom, you’ll see an icon that looks like this >. Click the space to its right. This is where you need to paste the code.
    4. But first, you need to tell Firefox that you know what you are doing. Type allow paste. This will allow you to paste the code — it’s a simple security measure to prevent people from accidentally messing up their browser.
    5. Now paste the code from this page or you can copy it from above. Hit Enter.
    6. That’s it, you can now start tweeting 280-character tweets.

If you are on Safari, follow these steps:

  1. First, you need to enable the Develop menu in Safari. Click Safari on the menu bar at the top and then click on Preferences.
  2. Now go to the Advanced tab and make sure that Show Develop menu in menu bar is enabled.
  3. Now sign in to Twitter via Tweetdeck.
  4. Then you need to click Develop in the menu bar at the top and click on Show Javascript Console.
  5. Paste the same code we’ve used for Chrome and Firefox. You can find it here and hit Enter.
  6. That’s it, you can now start tweeting 280-character tweets.
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