short-form writing

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short-form writing

The limits imposed on the length of a single text message (160 characters) or a tweet (140 characters). It also refers to brief posts on Facebook and blogs. See SMS and Twitter.
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Wall Heritage want local families, tourists - and even those who have yet to experience the landmark - to get on their PCs and post their thoughts on the Wall in no more than 140 characters.
For those who don't know, Twitter is a self-indulgent social media site for letting us know 'all the important stuff in life' within 140 characters.
With the Crowdsite Shout service you can describe your project in 140 characters, use hashtags and add location information.
Maybe Townsend could condense into 140 characters Arsene Wenger's response to Merson, comparing Arsenal to a "tactically clueless under-12 team" when they lost to Anderlecht.
If I wrote a novel, it would be complex, with 140 characters.
It is quite dangerous trying to say things in 140 characters, and it can land you in all sorts of deep water, but yes, I intend to go on doing that.
The book, titled '"The Twible: All the Chapters of the Bible in 140 Characters or Less .
Starting their tweet @ ThistleAberdeen, they will have to state what their secret to a long and happy relationship is in 140 characters or less.
will she lash out at Haifa (in 140 characters or less, of course).
That means you have fewer than 140 characters, the maximum length of a tweet, to share your story.
The author will write the first line, in just 140 characters, and will then invite everyone else to carry on with the tale.
In over 2 million tweets, researchers found that Christians seem to have a sunnier disposition in 140 characters.