If iMessage sliced off both ends of your tweets, you’re not alone

If iMessage sliced off both ends of your tweets, you’re not alone

If iMessage sliced off both ends of your tweets, you’re not alone
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

On Thursday, I wrote that Twitter was having a rough February after experiencing issues for the second time in a week, and on Friday, the company was dealing with a strange iMessage bug. If you were on an Apple device and texting a tweet to your buddy on an Apple device, the first and last characters in the tweet wouldn’t show up. As reported by 9to5Mac, tweet previews sent via iMessage seemed to be missing the first and last characters of the tweet, making them read oddly.

Myself and another Verge writer experienced this bug as well. Here’s how Apple’s Messages app on my iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch displayed a tweet I wrote yesterday:

Screenshots by Jay Peters / The Verge
Can you guess what letters are missing?

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