Long CVS receipts spark social media sensation ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page @ursulacary via Twitter More than 8,000 tweets have been posted about long CVS receipts. @myinkaddiction via Twitter Some of the drug store chain's receipts are said to reach 6 feet. @tomvanwinkle via Twitter Twitter and other sites have amplified consumer clout, said Wayne St. Amand, executive vice president of marketing at a company that tracks social media engagement. @j2thajoy via Twitter A woman jokingly used the paper strip to keep track of her figure. She’s down to her target waistline: half a receipt. @joshblock560 via Twitter The Internet frenzy has not only caught the company’s attention, it has convinced CVS to reduce the length of receipts.