• Chicago Apr 17, 2019

    City: Smart 911 Could Save Lives but Sign-Up Lagging

    The city of Chicago hoped residents would voluntarily submit some of their most sensitive information, including medications, health histories and known stalkers, all in the event of an emergency.

  • NBC Nov 6, 2018

    Tell Us About Any Voting Problems During the Midterm Elections

    NBC 5 has partnered with ProPublica and other news organizations covering problems that prevent eligible voters from casting ballots — and we need your help. The Electionland project relies on citizens on the ground to tell us about issues like long lines, registration problems, purged voter rolls, broken machines, voter intimidation and changed voting locations. Click through for information on...

  • New York Mar 30, 2017

    Twitter Eases 140-Character Limit in Replies

    Twitter has found more creative ways to ease its 140-character limit without officially raising it. Now, the company says that when you reply to someone — or to a group — usernames will no longer count toward those 140 characters. This will be especially helpful with group conversations, where replying to two, three or more users at a time could...

  • New York Mar 30, 2017

    Twitter Eases 140-Character Limit in Replies

    Twitter has found more creative ways to ease its 140-character limit without officially raising it. Now, the company says that when you reply to someone — or to a group — usernames will no longer count toward those 140 characters. This will be especially helpful with group conversations, where replying to two, three or more users at a time could...

  • Twitter Jan 6, 2016

    Twitter Expected to Allow 10,000-Character Tweets

    Twitter is expected to alter its fundamental premise by allowing tweets as long as 10,000 characters.

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