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Topic # 138811 17-Jan-2014 12:14 Send private message

I went to signup for a twitter account

https://twitter.com/signup

and it redirects to

https://about.twitter.com/mobile-signup

Is there a way to force a url rather than redirect

has anyone else had this issue?




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  Reply # 968960 17-Jan-2014 15:02 One person supports this post Send private message

It seems Twitter is moving to a "mobile first" strategy, which requires you to sign up via mobile.




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  Reply # 968987 17-Jan-2014 16:19 Send private message

freitasm: It seems Twitter is moving to a "mobile first" strategy, which requires you to sign up via mobile.


Yup, recently signed up and only way I could do it was to download their stupid app. Once signed up I uninstalled their app and installed falcon pro



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  Reply # 968994 17-Jan-2014 16:36 Send private message

cool as longas  iknow thought it might be me give it a few weeks for some one  clever to make a work around




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  Reply # 969001 17-Jan-2014 16:52 Send private message

Wow snap tried this today to signup an account for our business association and was majorly confused!





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  Reply # 969005 17-Jan-2014 17:05 Send private message

That is pretty bad, esp if someone doesn't use a mobile. The otherthing that annoys me, well twitter aren't the only one, is them regularly asking you to confirm that your email address is correct on the webpage. Go Daddy did it to me too, after I had logged in, and I hadn't needed to reset my password, and they said they would lock my account if I didn't click in the email they sent me to confirm it confirm. I had previosuly confirmed it when I signed up. Not sure why these companies are doing this, just makes their services more frustrating to use, but suspect that have a alot of scammers using their services.

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