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X automatically changed 'Twitter' to 'X' in domain names, breaking legit URLs

On Monday, it appears X attempted to encourage users to cease referring to it as Twitter and instead adopt the name X. Some users began noticing that posts viewed via X for iOS were changing any references of "" to "" automatically.

If a user typed in "," they would see "" as they typed it before hitting "Post." But, after submitting, the platform would show "" in its place on the X for iOS app, without the user's permission, for everyone viewing the post.

And shortly after this revelation, it became clear that there was another big issue: X was changing anything ending in "" to ""


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