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In an effort to give users more space to express themselves, Twitter has now increased the maximum number of characters allowed per tweet from 140 characters to 280 characters. While this seems like a great idea for responsible Twitter users who post thoughtful and funny tweets, we’re already a bit nervous about others having more room to express their views. (It’s Trump. We’re talking about Trump.)

Regardless of Twitter’s reasons for doubling their character count, the responses to the new format have been mixed. Previously, only some Twitter users were approved for the new character limit, but now that it’s a free-for-all for all Twitter accounts, people are weighing in, especially some of Twitter’s most famous celebrities.

Author and activist J.K. Rowling feels that the new character increase has destroyed Twitter’s main feature, which was to force writers to be inventive with a limited word count.

Rowling’s friend and fellow author Stephen King definitely didn’t need the extra 140 characters to express his feelings over the changes.

Chrissy Teigen‘s anti-280 character stance started out strong.

But within a few hours she began warming up to the idea.

Musician John Mayer celebrated the new open concept Twitter floorplan.

As for pop star Nick Jonas, he used his extended tweets to call for an end to gun violence in the US. It took him multiple tweets, but he got there.

Then there are the celebs who were getting their tweet-on and poking fun at the new character limit, like Stephen Colbert, who used his 280 characters to extol the virtues of brevity.

Actor Ansel Elgort is excited to no longer have to figure out which words to cut and punctuation to ignore.

Sarah Michelle Gellar is using her space to get something off her chest…almost.

Some celebs are just being plain wasteful. We’re looking at you, Josh Groban.

You too, Shatner.

If you’re still not sold on the whole 280 character thing, there is a way to opt out. A plug in is available for download on the Chrome Web Store and will allow you to limit your tweets to 140 characters, as well as limiting all the tweets in your feed to 140 characters. We could see this getting annoying pretty quickly, especially if you follow people who put all the good stuff at the end of their tweets.

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