TL;DR: Facebook Increases Status Update Character Limit From 5K to 60K+

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Facebook said today that it has increased the maximum character count in status updates to over 60,000. This is 12 times the original character count of 5,000. The change was originally spotted by All Facebook on a post on the Facebook+Journalists Page.

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