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by Jason Snell & Dan Moren

Linked by Dan Moren

Twitter accidentally pushed experimental @-less tweets to iOS users

Richard Lawler at Engadget:

The one upside however, was that since @names no longer applied to the character count, some users created a massive “Twitter canoe” mentioning everyone they could.

Whoops. Well, the good news is that Twitter users made their displeasure known. So here’s hoping the company rethinks this particular Island of Doctor Moreau abomination.