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Twitter already has a 140 character limit, but did you know the ideal tweet should be between 71 and 100 characters long?

Posting a tweet that falls under the character limit allows your followers to retweet and add their own comments, writes Kevan Lee of Buffer.

Buffer teamed up with SumAll to create an infographic outlining the best length of posts on various social networks, an update with a social media focus to an earlier post by Buffer.

While some of the points are very specific, Lee says they should be taken "as a starting point" and every publisher should find out which recommendations work best for their audience.

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