140 is a Chrome plugin to restrict your tweets to 140 characters—and truncate all tweets in your feed to that same perfect length.
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Twitter Purists Mourn End of 140-Character Limit on PostsIt was a sad day for Twitter purists, dismayed that the 140-character limit restricting users on the social media platform to crisp, succinct posts had been doubled to a gaudy 280. And they have been expressing their outrage - how else? - with short tweets and hashtags like #140forlife.
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This Chrome extension reverts Twitter's character count changes - MemeburnSome people are really, really against Twitter's 280 character tweets. The list includes one Iggy Azalea, the Chrissy Teigen and a Steven King. But if you also really miss living in 2006, there's a Chrome extension that might help.
MemeburnAndy Walker: Editor
Slash 280-character tweets in half with this Chrome extensionThere's plenty of debate going on about whether Twitter's decision to double its character limit from 140 to 280 is a good thing. Until we come to a consensus, you can clear your feed of those rambling tweets with a handy little browser extension. It's called 140, and it's made by the good folks at Slate.
The Next WebAbhimanyu Ghoshal
Sick of 280-character tweets already? Here's how to go backTwitter's maximum tweet length has finally been raised to 280 characters. For some users, this is super exciting. For others, it's the worst thing ever to hit the Internet. If you're in the latter category, you're in luck.
Keep Tweets In Your Timeline To 140 Characters With This Chrome ExtensionChrome: I liked Twitter better when everyone got 140 characters. That's the whole point of Twitter: Brevity, concision, a strong editorial hand on the tiller. So I was not at all pleased to see the company's announcement that all users now get 280 characters, which I believe will encourage a certain sloppiness in expression - a slippery slope straight down into logorrhea.
Lifehacker AustraliaChris Jager
Can't Handle 280-Character Twitter? Download Our Chrome Extension, 140.While Slate's Will Oremus is on the record as believing Twitter's move to 280 characters for all users is great, it's nonetheless been a shock Tuesday night to see huge tweet after huge tweet scrolling down my timeline. Users, of course, are stretching their wings in the new 280-character sky, and the result is a real mess.