That’s right ! We only have 120 words instead of 140 words which we had now until February 2012.
“We want to announce that the change in t.co linking system. We will extend the boundaries t.co link from 20 to 22 characters for non-http URLs and 21 to 23 for the http URL,” Twitter spokesman Jason Costa.
Well, most of you must be disappointed but this is the truth. Quoted from CNET, it’s mentioned that things were effected by this disappointing action was ” Find friend on Twitter ” feature on Instagram. When you try using the feature, instead of finding friends this message pops-up “Unable to Find Friends. Twitter no longer allows its users to access this information in Instagram via the Twitter API. We apologize for any inconvenience.”
The good news is you still be able to share your Instapictures to your followers. This thing has landed on LinkedIn last month, some rumors said that :
- Twitter wants Instagram to pay more for it’s API
- Instagram user keeps growing and Twitter was afraid to be defeated by Instagram
- Instagram managed by it’s rival social network : Facebook