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Twitter games are the best use of the new 280 character limit

The Next Web Friday, 10 November 2017 ()
Twitter games are the best use of the new 280 character limitSome genius Twitter users are already using the expanded 280 character limit on Twitter in the best way: by playing games using emoji. Bryan Menegus of Gizmodo and Jack Crosbie played what might be one of the first full games of chess entirely on Twitter (Menegus won with a checkmate). The grid and pieces were represented by Unicode characters roughly analogous to a grid board. check and mate. (also is the first full game of chess played entirely on twitter?)♝♞♞♟♟♝–☖☖☖☖☖♖♔☖♙☖☖♜☖☖☖♛☖☖☖☖☖☖♙☖☖☖☖☖☖☖☖☖☖♟☖☖♙☖☖☖☖☖☖☖♟☖♟☖♟☖☖♟☖☖☖♟☖☖☖☖♚☖☖♜–♗♘♖♗♙♙♙♕♙♙ — Bryan Menegus (@BryanDisagrees) November 10, 2017 Other people are playing Connect Four: People are literally playing Connect Four on my timeline…

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When Twitter released its latest feature, the 280 character limit, it was met with a lot of positive and negative reactions, as well as a ton of jokes. What do you think of the new character limit?

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