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Twitter Goes Beyond 140 With Expanded Tweets
2012-06-14 14:51:09

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com It's more than just 140 characters. The microblog Twitter just broke out of its character limit to include expanded Tweets from partner websites. Hover over the truncated URL and content previews, images, videos and other features will expand so you know what you're going to see when you click through. The expanded Tweets only work for Twitter partners, typically content publishers. Likely Twitter will expand to more and more publishers, and possibly open the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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