Update: It seems that wikipedia.org, wikimedia.org and mediawiki.org links
now are whitelisted in DMs.


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2014-08-03 19:35 GMT+02:00 Srikanth Ramakrishnan <srik.r...@wikimedia.in>:

> Only twitter and Facebook links go thru DMs. I think if several people file
> a support ticket for this we may achieve something. Else get Jimbo to send
> a mail to the Twitter folks. Problem would be solved in no time. :)
>  On Aug 3, 2014 10:52 PM, "Luis Villa" <lvi...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
> > Everything I had seen suggests that no URLs go through, but a little
> > Googling suggests that there is a whitelist:
> >
> >
> http://thenextweb.com/twitter/2013/11/04/handy-hacks-sending-links-via-twitters-direct-message/
> >
> > That said, every other source I can find mentioning a whitelist points
> back
> > at that same article - no one seems to have independently confirmed that.
> > So I'll poke some folks but don't hold your breath :)
> >
> > Luis
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 9:54 AM, Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > > Some URLs go though, others do not. I doubt it's random ;-)
> > >
> > > On 3 August 2014 17:06, Luis Villa <lvi...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> > > > I can ask around, but I've not heard of them even having a whitelist
> > for
> > > > this situation - do we know for a fact that's the case?
> > > >
> > > > Luis
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 8:44 AM, Andy Mabbett <
> > a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> For some months, Twitter have been blocking most URLs in their
> direct
> > > >> messages (DMs), supposedly as an anti-spam measure.
> > > >>
> > > >> Do we have someone who has a contact there, who could ask them to
> > > >> whitelist Wikimedia project URLs in DMs?
> > > >>
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