'You already said that': Twitter won't allow IDF to update rocket count

"Whoops! You already said that.”

May 5, 2019 13:49
Yael Nisinbaum reacts after house near the Gaza border was struck by a rocket on May 4, 2019

Yael Nisinbaum reacts after house near the Gaza border was struck by a rocket fired into Israel on May 4, 2019. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS)


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The Israel Defence Forces’s Twitter account has not been able to provide a full update on the rocket barrage that has been targeting Israel because the social media will not allow it to repeat its messages.

“We’d like to update you on the constant rocket fire from Gaza, but Twitter prevents us from repeating messages…,” the IDF wrote on Twitter on Sunday.

The tweet also displayed a screenshot of the default message that the social media sends when a user tries to share a content that has already been tweeted: “Tweet not sent – Whoops! You already said that.”

Over 450 rockets have been fired from Gaza since Saturday morning, killing one and injuring dozens.

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