Twitter “improves” quoted tweets

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Its always terrifying for Twitter users when the company decides to change something – just what has it broken now?

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So let’s hope that you used quoted tweets in the same way that the developers do, as what happens has now been changed in the official app, so that when you quote a tweet, it will no longer come out of your character count, but be treated a bit like an attachment -as you can see in the graphic below:

Hopefully Twitter will open this functionality up to third party apps like Tweetbot, so as not to break them further – but we’re not holding our breath.

James O’Malley