Bug in twitter prevents you from updating your status

I’ve found it last night while trying to update my status in twitter. these days I am too much twittering and I was redirected to an url while exploring twitter. while trying to update my status, it failed repeatedly and then i’ve found that bug – lol

the url that reproduces the bug is – which looks similar to your actual twitter home ( and it also shows you a twit box to update your status. but you cannot update your status from

check what was returned after the ajax request (u have firebug, right? do it yourself)

403 Forbidden: The server understood the request, but is refusing to fulfill it. If you are posting from an API tool please ensure that the HTTP_REFERER header is not set.

try before they fix it 🙂 interesting usability bug indeed.

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