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From #DavidSaves to Agueroooo - how the football world adapted to 280 characters on Twitter

The social media platform has extended its character limit – and clubs are taking full advantage.

TWITTER HAS DOUBLED its character limit from 140 to 280 and the craic is inevitably flowing on the social network.

Football clubs never want to miss out on all the fun and Tottenham, Manchester United and Manchester City were all getting in on the action.

Man City

Man Utd


It was not just Premier League sides who were flaunting their 280 characters, though, with the likes of Bayern Munich, AC Milan, Gladbach and Celtic joining in too.


AC Milan



And hereโ€™s an example of how not to use 280 characters from NBA team theย Philadelphia 76ers:

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