Twitpocalypse

Nada tendrá ya la repercusión del denominado efecto 2000, pero cómo nos gustan las noticias apocalípticas.

2147483647. You might recognize it as the maximum value of an integer in several programming languages, or the highest score you can get in a lot of video games, or a number that pops up when you get a database error message. Well, Twitter's numbered tweets are fast approaching 2147483647, and, although I'm sure Twitter's databases are properly configured, a site called Twitpocalypse is speculating that some Twitter apps won't be prepared, causing them to stop working when they can't access tweets beyond the magic number.

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