What The World Did Not Learn From TwitterFebruary 9, 2014 4:33 pm
140 characters. Enforcing a limit like that on what you can say, enforces thought, efficiency and better communication for a much stronger impact than a verbose equivalent. That is one thing we did not learn from Twitter – why can’t we apply that to so many other communications and domains? For example, reviews, feedbacks, sales calls, marketing messages, product overviews …. why have we not shortened all these things?
Constraints breed innovation. That it applies to communication is (now) a no-brainer. We had written about this before – The One Understated Benefit Of Twitter’s 140-Characters Limit.
And yes, we could have said all of this in 140 characters