It is a writing area which many bloggers find useful.
The reason is because Facebook Notes does not have a character limit, as of yet.
I will not take Apply Texas's "recommendation" of 500-750 words, but the text before it is worrying me.
Why must each sentence have a maximum of 80 characters?
A dialogue box will appear containing the character count.
• How to count letters in Microsoft Word 2007 - 2010: Select the REVIEW tab. A dialogue box will appear containing the character count.
Users are directed to this area if they have very long status or comment to make.
This can be used to someone's advantage if they have a longer post to make and wish to share it with their friends through tagging.
Facebook has raised this number 12 times to accommodate user’s status and feedback.
Facebook wall posts have a 5000 character limit, but truncation begins at 477 characters.