Twitter’s new 280 character is stupid and too long and no one wants to read this much and have I proven my point yet?

During the past couple weeks the public interest in Twitter’s decision to switch it’s character limit to 280 characters for certain countries has diminished, which is the opposite of what the profoundly negative social impacts of this decision will do in the current social and journalistic climate.  

PCC Courier Twitter account hacked

The PCC Courier Twitter account was hacked on early Monday morning. Lewd messages and images were posted without permission and information and images were changed on the account as well. The Twitter account feeds directly to the paper’s website, where the tweets were up for approximately an hour. The tweets were discovered around 9:45 am and were immediately deleted.