WASHINGTON (CIRCA) - According to a study released last week, Twitter users have become more polite on the social media platform since it incorporated a 280-character limit on tweets last year.
Twitter Data says 54 percent more people are using "please" and 22 percent more are using "thank you" in their tweets.
All about the please and thank you.— Twitter Data (@TwitterData) October 30, 2018
With 280 characters, people are saying 'please' (+54%) and ‘thank you’ (+22%) more.
Twitter also says it's seen an increase in users spelling out full words and phrases.
Tweets had previously been confined to 140 characters.