Setting the status of m.twitter.com

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Matthias Lübken

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May 25, 2009, 4:18:43 AM5/25/09
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I am setting the status of Twitter.com with the following URL:
http://twitter.com/home?status=Hello

This work great on my desktop but not on my mobile device. You can see
the error by following this URL: http://m.twitter.com/home?status=Hello

Is setting the status on the mobile version of Twitter turned off on
purpose?

Matthias

Matt Sanford

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May 26, 2009, 11:21:47 AM5/26/09
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Hi Matthias,

This is on purpose. In order to prevent click-jacking [1] we had
to remove the status parameter support on the mobile version of the
site. There is no work-around and there are no plans to bring it back.

Thanks;
– Matt Sanford / @mzsanford
Twitter Dev

[1] - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clickjacking

Abraham Williams

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May 26, 2009, 11:34:40 AM5/26/09
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Why is it a clickjacking issue on m.twitter.com but not www.twitter.com?
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Matt Sanford

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May 26, 2009, 11:40:59 AM5/26/09
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Hi there,

  There was also a change to twitter.com that included several days of ifame complaints on this list. The problem with m.twitter.com is that we cannot run a Javascript frame-buster like we do on twitter.com since mobile browsers don't handle that correctly.

Thanks;
 – Matt Sanford / @mzsanford
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Abraham Williams

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May 26, 2009, 11:45:08 AM5/26/09
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That makes sense. Thanks for the clarification.
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