Two Smart Guys Discovered A Loophole, Posted A 30,000-Character Tweet And Crashed Twitter
Think 280-character tweets suck? Two guys in Germany figured out how to send a 30,396-character tweet that pretty much broke Twitter. And it wasn’t even that hard to figure out.
This past weekend, two guys from Germany figured out a trick to get completely around Twitter’s character limit.
The tweet began by saying, according to The Next Web, who used Google translate because it was in German, “People! @Timrasett and @HackneyYT can exceed the character limit! You do not believe us? Here’s about 35k characters proof.”
They then followed that sentence up with about 30,000 more characters of random nonsensical text.
Here, have a look…