For years people have been calling for Twitter to change.
Edit buttons. Easier verifications. Blocking or banning users who repeatedly harass and use epithets against minorities, instead of suspending the people calling them out by using the word "fuck" every so often.
Well, today we're all in luck! Twitter has gotten its act together and is now allowing users to... *DRUMROLL*
Tweet up to 280 characters of shite instead of 140.
Well glory hallelujah, Twitter be praised!
Obviously, Twitter being Twitter, everyone was quick to take the piss.
Here are a few of our favourite funny reactions to the new character limit...