My Take by Alex Lo
Twitter’s plan to extend character limit spells disaster for devotees
Tweets are meant to be brief and concise, and can even be elegant – but longer messages would defeat the whole purpose
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.