How TweetDeck got hacked: the non-technical answer

Earlier today, a tweet caused significant trouble and ire among TweetDeck users. It didn’t look like your average tweet: <script class="xss">$('.xss').parents().eq(1).find('a').eq(1).click();$('[data-action=retweet]').click();alert('XSS in Tweetdeck')</script>♥ — *arrrrndy (@derGeruhn) June 11, 2014 Users didn’t even have to click on the tweet. Just the act of viewing the tweet would cause the user to automatically retweet it. As a result, the message was seen …




[REBLOG] Interesting fact: more Tweets posted are 28 characters than any other length [Updated]

This article was originally posted on TheNextWeb.com on January 7, 2012, by Matthew Panzarino. You can read the original article here. If you’ve ever wondered how long the average Tweet is, then this graph should answer some questions for you. Created by Twitter employee Isaac Hepworth, it is a sampling of 1 million Tweets published on the network, excluding retweets. …