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Twitter doesn’t allow certain characters in your profile, but doesn’t tell which ones it dislikes

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/11/09

“Bio can’t include ‘invalid characters'”

Oh well: some profile characters give you a “Bio can’t include ‘invalid characters'” error.

This is forbidden:

Makes things work in .NET, Win32, x64, C#, SQL, Visual Studio and Delphi. Married to a cancer survivor. Responsible for brother with IQ<50. @AdestMusica member.

But this is allowed:

Makes things work in .NET, Win32, x64, C#, SQL, Visual Studio and Delphi. Married to a cancer survivor. Responsible for brother with IQᐸ50. @AdestMusica member.

I solved it thanks to these links:

I’m not the only one bumping into this; you can not put imperial height either: [WayBackeve peyser on Twitter: “WHY WONT TWITTER LET ME PUT MY HEIGHT IN MY BIO I SMELL A CONSPIRACY https://t.co/4CCNgNLTFu”

I tested ‘ and ” so they are not invalid any more.

–jeroen

 

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