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GruntyMcPugh Silver badge

Re: Sense of proportion

"A phone no filter is not a hard regular expression, and they will get flagged."

Indeed, most modern applications detect when you enter a number which is formatted like a phone number and make it a hotlink, so Twitter could easily do the same, removing potential phone numbers, before allowing the post. Even Win10 Sticky Notes detect phone numbers and pass it through to Skype for Business.

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