August 15, 2010
It was revealed yesterday that a bug in Twitter would allow enterprising individuals to send Tweets longer than 140 characters.
The bug was first exploited in the Twitter Development Talk Google Group when Chris White gave a step-by-step account of how to allow for the new Tweet length.
The process was simple, visit http://twitter.com/share?url= using Firefox and then put your Tweet in after the “?url=” section of the URL and click enter.
The users Tweet box will then show the http://t.co/ shorted URL, click on the tweet button and your full length message will now be sitting in your Twitter account. read more