Recently, a new social media prank went viral which promised users a more colourful version of twitter feed, however, anyone one who got caught in the prank got locked out of their twitter account. The prank tweet went viral on Monday and since then it has gained almost 12,000 retweets and almost 20,000 likes.
It all started when several tweets surfaced on the social media platform asking users to change their birth year to 2007 in order to make their feeds look “colourful”. At the end it turned out to be a hoax tweet, several users who changed their birth years to 2007 got locked them out of their accounts for being underage.
Taking note of the viral prank, Twitter Support tweeted out a warning saying, “We’ve noticed a prank trying to get people to change their Twitter birthday in their profile to 2007 to unlock new colour schemes. Please don’t do this. You’ll get locked out for being under 13 years old.”