Linkedin Spam Filter Collateral Damage

By Xah Lee. Date:

If you try to post the following, when you click the Share button. Nothing happens.

𝔉𝔬𝔯 π”ž 𝔩𝔦𝔱𝔱𝔩𝔒 𝔣𝔲𝔫 π”±π”¬π”‘π”žπ”Ά, 𝔦 𝔴𝔯𝔬𝔱𝔒 β€œπ”―π”’π”­π”©π”žπ” π”’-π”©π”žπ”±π”¦π”«-π”žπ”©π”­π”₯π”žπ”Ÿπ”’π”±-𝔱𝔬-𝔀𝔬𝔱π”₯𝔦𝔠”. 𝔗π”₯𝔦𝔰 𝔴𝔦𝔩𝔩 π”―π”’π”­π”©π”žπ” π”’ π”žπ”©π”© π”ˆπ”«π”€π”©π”¦π”°π”₯ π”žπ”©π”­π”₯π”žπ”Ÿπ”’π”± π”Ÿπ”Ά π”Šπ”¬π”±π”₯𝔦𝔠 𝔳𝔒𝔯𝔰𝔦𝔬𝔫 (π”žπ”¨π”ž π”…π”©π”žπ” π”¨π”©π”’π”±π”±π”’π”―, π”‰π”―π”žπ”¨π”±π”²π”―) 𝔱π”₯π”žπ”±'𝔰 π”žπ”³π”žπ”¦π”©π”žπ”Ÿπ”©π”’ 𝔦𝔫 π”˜π”«π”¦π” π”¬π”‘π”’ π”žπ”° 𝔠π”₯π”žπ”―π”žπ” π”±π”’π”―π”°. β„Œπ”’π”―π”’'𝔰 𝔱π”₯𝔒 𝔠𝔬𝔑𝔒.

γ€Šπ”—π”₯𝔬𝔲 𝔖π”₯π”žπ”©π”± π”˜π”°π”’ π”ˆπ”ͺπ”žπ” π”° 𝔏𝔦𝔰𝔭》

it seems, they tried to filter spam that use Unicode to bypass spam filter, and i became the victim of collateral damage. γ€”β–ΊseeΒ Spam Text Collection: Unicode-Obfuscated Spam, 2012〕