Contrary to the viral tip, setting your brithdate to 2007 in Twitter will not grant you access to an easter egg. It will get your account automatically suspended because you are too young to use Twitter.
Please don't do this," the company said via a tweet.
A spokesman for Twitter declined to confirm to the BBC how many people have succumbed to the hoax so far.
A clever way to illustrate how dangerous automated account management systems are—but also also how gullible we are.