the latest twitter prank is locking users out of their accounts

@TwitterSupport felt it necessary to warn users about a prank going around that is resulting in people being locked out of their accounts. The prank in question claims that changing your Twitter birthday to any day in 2007 will unlock a hidden color schemes menu in the Twitter app.

Of course, when you do this, you essentially tell Twitter that you are under 13 years old and are immediately locked out of your account since Twitter requires users to be 13 years of age.

If your account was locked after changing your Twitter birthday to 2007, please follow the instructions that were sent…