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Inconsistent tweet lengths

I am seeing inconsistent result lengths for tweets in the Twitter connector. Tweet Text can be up to 280 characters for original tweets, but they seem to be trimmed to 140 characters for retweets. Is this expected?

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Hi @Diverdown1964,

 

Yes, I’m afraid that there might be a limitation on the retweet characters. What’s the error message you get on your side?

 

Please try to reduce the retweet characters under the limitation to see if it will work well.

 

Best regards,

Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Hello Mabel

 

THere is no error message, but the retweet message body gets truncated to 140 characters. This is inconsistent with the way the original tweets behave, and is suboptimal. I clearly have no control over the length of retweets, and this flow is monitoring public conversations.

 

Cheers 

Hello,  @Diverdown1964!

 

Have you had a chance to apply @v-yamao-msft ‘s recommendation to adapt your Flow? If yes, and you find that solution to be satisfactory, please go ahead and click “Accept as Solution” so that this thread will be marked for other users to easily identify!

 

If you think you could describe the solution better in your own reply, please do so! Then click "Accept as Sloution" for that reply!

 

 Thank you for being an active member of the Flow Community!

 

 

-Gabriel

Flow Community Manager

- Gabriel
Community Manager
Power Automate | Power Virtual Agents
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THere was no solution there that I could see.... as my reply indicates....

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