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Is 280 the magic number? Twitter says users have become more polite since character limit increase

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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.

Twitter also says it's seen an increase in users spelling out full words and phrases.

Tweets had previously been confined to 140 characters.

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