A tweet causes the failure of the 'app' of ...

A tweet causes the failure of the ‘app’ of …

November 17, 2014

Twitter users have discovered a ‘bug’ in the Twitter app for iOS. This is a URL that causes the ‘app’ to crash when the web address is tweeted. Users who see the URL in their ‘timeline’, and even if they do not click on it, they will also be affected.

The bug, discovered by user @CPVideoMaker, appears to be related to a URL that uses the “punycode” encoding, as reported by The Next Web. Here’s an example of one of the ‘tweets’ that caused the app to crash on iOS:

via A tweet causes the failure of the Twitter ‘app’ for iOS.

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