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Literally Just 21 Funny Tweets About Twitter Rolling Out 280 Characters For Everyone

You might think it's bad or you might think it's good, but you definitely have 280 characters no matter what, so just be zen and stop fighting it.

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On Tuesday evening, Twitter announced that after a brief trial it had decided to roll out a 280-character limit for all Twitter users. This doubled the original (and better) character limit of 140 that Twitter made its name enforcing, and also caused most of Twitter to lose its collective shit. Here are just some of the people who demonstrated this:

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Twitter: Those who tested 280 characters hated it pretty quickly. So we're expanding it to everyone.

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Well well well, look who has 280 characters now. Well well well well well well well well well well well well well w… https://t.co/hjbJulAr40

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now that i have 280 characters all tweets to me must be a correctly formatted research paper. paper must include: -… https://t.co/SZNUJucjQP

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GIVING ME 280 CHARACTERS WAS A MISTAKE BUT THANKS TWITTER NOW I CAN SCREAM ABOUT QUEER THINGS IN MEDIA BUT WITH MOR… https://t.co/poFUCGgAKs

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Just hope @jack sleeps well tonight while I’m forced to explain 280 characters to my children way before I had planned to

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Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa… https://t.co/I19R9CgrWt

9. About 10 minutes after the expanded character count was rolled out to everyone, a lot of people just started tweeting out their favourite lines from movies and songs.

Somebody once told me the world is gonna roll me I ain't the sharpest tool in the shed She was looking kind of dumb… https://t.co/qOu7pAbsb8

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According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way that a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small… https://t.co/pqOzGzJmIs

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In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the de… https://t.co/VjEzERNaz3

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And wouldn't somebody who had, say, 30 perms before in their life be well aware of this rule, and if in fact you we… https://t.co/PPZpv4b8cu

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13. And then others just lost it.

WE’RE ALL COPS NOW WE’RE ALL COPS NOW WE’RE ALL COPS NOW WE’RE ALL COPS NOW WE’RE ALL COPS NOW WE’RE ALL COPS NOW W… https://t.co/mqhqiCMbkp

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nice try twitter but i only recognize the original 280 character tweet

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★ ☆。★ ☆ ★ ☆。★。☆。★ 。☆ 。☆。☆。 ★ ☆。 ★。 ☆ ★ ☆。★。☆。★ 。☆ 。☆。☆ ★。\|/。★ THIS IS FUCKING STUPID ★。/|\。★… https://t.co/49XSM14hvQ

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One time the guy who played Mr. Belvedere sat on his own balls and they had to stop filming for a couple of days. I… https://t.co/ZwyMm3ReYS

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@pattymo wait are you telling us that One time the guy who played Mr. Belvedere sat on his own balls and they had t… https://t.co/rRh6z6oIQ5

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BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD… https://t.co/bTUNtbioJg

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oh hell yeah i can be twice as annoying now. twice the bort. twice the content. twice the unfollows. twice the stee… https://t.co/KbBvvvANwQ

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I can't drink Gatorade inside because I get too excited while drinking it and always end up making a huge mess. Now… https://t.co/ghGa5njdvS

21. Twitter has 280 characters now. That's just how it is. Embrace it. Love it. Adapt or die. The transformation is... complete.

me before 280 characters vs. me after 280 characters

Brad Esposito is a news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney, Australia.

Contact Brad Esposito at bradley.esposito@buzzfeed.com.

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