In the coming weeks, Twitter will no longer count characters for media attachments. This updates will give all tweeps more out of Twitter.
Tweet updates – 08/26/16
Get more out of 140 characters – 09/19/16
As of today, photos, GIFs and videos will no longer use up characters in your Tweets!
Quote Tweets and URLs will continue to reserve 23 characters in Tweets.
Now you can Retweet or Quote Tweet your own Tweets! Retweet yourself with the Retweet button in your Hootsuite streams, useful for when you want to resurface prior Tweets or quickly reuse already approved content.
Several changes are coming to how Tweets work! Check back here for more updates in the coming months.