Facebook Status Are Limited To 63,206 Characters

Posted Dec 1, 2011

Facebook has increased their character limit to 63,206 characters. This a substantial from their social media counterpart (Twitter) that offers only 140 characters. “In September, we increased the character limit on status updates to 5,000 characters. Today, we’re announcing that you can now write posts with more than 60,000 characters,” stated Facebook Journalist Program Manager Vadim Lavrusik. This also includes group messages and wall posts. [Vadim Lavrusik]