If you've watched any 24-hour news networks in the past year, you probably already know that Twitter is getting more and more popular.
A few clicks to follow the right people and suddenly you quite literally have your finger on the pulse!
But it turns out tweets aren't just getting more prevalent — they're also getting shorter! Researchers at the University of The Philippines found that since the creation of the 140-character social networking tool, messages have dropped in average length.
Ch-ch-check out the pic (below) to see the totally scientific graphical evidence of our declining tweeting patterns.
Yeah, we don't fully understand it either. What's important is why?
We're also using a lot more jargon, text-speak, abbreviations, and emoticons. So we went from "I love you" to "I luv u" to simply "<3".
Are U writing shorter tweets?
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[Image via Twitter.]