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The Ideal Length for All Online Content

The Ideal Length for All Online Content
18.7K Flares Filament.io 18.7K Flares × Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be writing so much? I tend to get carried away. And for the times that I do, it sure would be nice to know if all this extra typing is hurting or helping my cause. I want to stand out on social media, but I want to do it in the right way. Curious, I dug around and found some answers for the ideal lengths of tweets and titles and everything in between. The ideal length of a tweet is 100 characters Whom should you trust when it comes to advice on the ideal length of a tweet? Twitter’s best practices reference research by Buddy Media about tweet length: 100 characters is the engagement sweet spot for a tweet. Creativity loves constraints and simplicity is at our core. The Buddy Media research falls in line with similar research by Track Social in a study of 100 well-known brands that are popular on Twitter. The ideal length of a Facebook post is less than 40 characters Recap

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