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Celtic, Law & Order: SVU and other Twitter accounts that nailed their first #280Characters tweet
Some put the characters to good use.

Yesterday, Twitter decided to give their users more room to manoeuvre after a successful pilot programme that doubled the original 140 character limit.

Last night, the social media giant announced that it would be extended the 280-character privilege to all users using the English alphabet, and many accounts immediately put their newfound powers to good use.

While we imagine that many will use their new characters for evil rather than good, some accounts absolutely nailed their first 280 Characters tweet.

Celtic, for example, used their first 280-character tweet to re-emphasise their longstanding spell of dominance in Scottish football.

Beloved Sesame Street character Cookie Monster used his first tweet to extol the virtues of something he's particularly passionate about...

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The Twitter account for popular crime drama Law And Order: SVU used their first 280 character tweet the only way they really could...

Actor Isiah Whitlock Jr., famous for his role as Clay Davis on The Wire, used the opportunity to remind Twitter of the character's famous catchphrase.

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