Twitter disables MS-DOS game embeds in tweets
Twitter has disabled the recently released feature which allowed users to embed classic MS-DOS games right into a tweet.
Using the new feature, users were able to paste links of their favorite MS-DOS games from the Internet Archive and embed the links into a Tweet led to a playable window within the post.
The micro blogging giant pulled the plug on in-tweet MS-DOS gaming likely because the classic game embedding functionality violated the company’s “player card rules” for embedded content.
While Twitter hasn’t officially announced anything about the removal of the feature, gaming is prohibited under its developer guidelines.
“Do not build end-to-end interactive experiences inside the video or audio player unrelated to Player Card content, such as the following: purchasing, gaming, polling, messaging, and data entry,” reads an excerpt from Twitter’s terms and conditions.
However, it is to be noted users can still share links from the Internet Archive’s 2,600 strong collection of emulated MS-DOS games.