Your New Facebook Overshare Threshold: 60,000 Characters

Are you a serial novelist? Or the kind of person who writes a little too TL;DR for Facebook’s comfort, you overwrought psycho? Well then, do we have news for you!

Facebook’s ‘Journalist Program Manager’ Vadim Lavrusik posts to let everyone know:

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.

Isn’t that great? Here’s an infographic:

Great, now we can read Siddhartha Facebook update by Facebook update, in six convenient installments. Glorious. Life is great.

fkamer@observer.com | @weareyourfek

Your New Facebook Overshare Threshold: 60,000 Characters