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Twitter changes the rules, MacBook may change design

You'll be able to pack more into a tweet with Twitter's new exceptions for its 140-character limit. Also, a report suggests Apple's next MacBook Pro will include a small touchscreen and fingerprint scanner.

Now playing: Watch this: Twitter relaxes its 140-character limit

Adding photos and usernames will no longer cut into your word count on Twitter. The network wants to make it easier for newbies to jump in and tweet, and it's making some changes to the 140-character limit, as you'll see in the video above.

But it seems Twitter is not the only one making big changes. Apple's next MacBook Pro is said to have a completely new design when it comes out late this year -- and it includes a small touchscreen control bar and a Touch ID fingerprint scanner:

Now playing: Watch this: Touchscreen may be coming to MacBook Pro

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Twitter changes the rules, MacBook may change design