Announcement: Twitter Ads 280 support

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Support for 280 on ads.twitter.com is now available. This expanded character limit is available for all languages impacted by cramming*. See the composer example, below.

280

As a reminder, this functionality is supported in the Ads API, too.

twurl -X POST -H ads-api.twitter.com "/2/accounts/18ce54d4x5t/tweet?text=A Christmas Carol: Scheduling is a good way to save things for the future. This is us taking the chance to test functionality. The power to say more should be used sparingly. Choose your words wisely. Mind! I don't mean to say that I know, of my own knowledge, what there is...&as_user_id=756201191646691328&trim_user=true"
{
  "data": {
    "created_at": "Fri Dec 08 00:32:59 +0000 2017",
    "id": 938929364682424320,
    "id_str": "938929364682424320",
    "text": "A Christmas Carol: Scheduling is a good way to save things for the future. This is us taking the chance to test fun… https://t.co/lETh2U9JE1",
    "truncated": true,
    "entities": {
      "hashtags": [],
      "symbols": [],
      "user_mentions": [],
      "urls": [
        {
          "url": "https://t.co/lETh2U9JE1",
          "expanded_url": "https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938929364682424320",
          "display_url": "twitter.com/i/web/status/9…",
          "indices": [
            117,
            140
          ]
        }
      ]
    },
    "source": "<a href=\"https://ads-api.twitter.com\" rel=\"nofollow\">Ads API Internal Test App</a>",
    "in_reply_to_status_id": null,
    "in_reply_to_status_id_str": null,
    "in_reply_to_user_id": null,
    "in_reply_to_user_id_str": null,
    "in_reply_to_screen_name": null,
    "user": {
      "id": 756201191646691328,
      "id_str": "756201191646691328"
    },
    "geo": null,
    "coordinates": null,
    "place": null,
    "contributors": [
      2417045708
    ],
    "retweet_count": 0,
    "favorite_count": 0,
    "favorited": false,
    "retweeted": false,
    "scopes": {
      "followers": false
    },
    "lang": "en"
  },
  "request": {
    "params": {
      "text": "A Christmas Carol: Scheduling is a good way to save things for the future. This is us taking the chance to test functionality. The power to say more should be used sparingly. Choose your words wisely. Mind! I don't mean to say that I know, of my own knowledge, what there is...",
      "trim_user": true,
      "as_user_id": 756201191646691328,
      "account_id": "18ce54d4x5t"
    }
  }
}

In order to help partners parse Tweets and keep track of Tweet length, we’ll be updating the twitter-text library in the coming weeks. For full details, see this announcement.

Twitter Ads API Team


*Chinese, Japanese, and Korean will continue to have 140 characters because cramming is not an issue in these languages.


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