Reason behind 140 character limit of Twitter

  • Twitter is one of the most powerful tools used for communication.
  • Twitter initially launched in Mar 2006, as twitter, was designed for sending and receiving tweets as SMS text message
  • And as we know SMS has 160 characters, so they took 20 characters for the user name and left 140 character for the content.
  • Technically, every time we send a tweet, we're sending the postcard worth of information to someone
  • To allow people to tweet using popular mode through SMS from their mobile phones.May it is or may be not.not sure

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