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Twitter is free web service and can be accessed through internet

Twitter is very popular in to day’s world.  Earlier it was texting that was used to send short messages.  Major difference between the two is the character limit.  Twitter limitation is 140 characters while for texting it is 160 characters.  Twitter has characters like # and @ that has specific meaning and allows searching tweets with search engines.  Texting does not offer this facility.

Texting is generally done on a mobile phone when offered by a mobile company while Twitter is a web service that is free.  Texting is charged by the mobile companies.

Twitter is now available on mobile phones with the introduction of smart phones that allows connectivity.

Difference between Twitter and Texting

Twitter Texting
Limitation of character in Twitter is 140 Texting is limited to 160 characters
Twitter is a free web service Texting is chargeable by mobile companies
Twitter is mostly accessed on computers Texting is mainly related to phones

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