On Thursday, TechCrunch reported on at least one unicode symbol that could crash iOS and Mac apps just by a user viewing the character. Naturally, some people may have sent the symbols to individuals in private chats, perhaps to annoy their friends. But others have taken a different approach, and blasted the symbol across social media and other wide spanning apps, potentially crashing devices of many more people—including, it seems, mine.
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/bj573w/iphone-twitter-text-bomb-crash-ios

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