Watched by over nine million people Super Mario Bros movie over the weekend – on Twitter, the edge mentioned. On Friday, a Twitter user uploaded the entire movie to the platform, and it stayed there, openly violating copyright laws, until Sunday. The movie has been removed and the user has been suspended from Twitter — again, shy of the ten million people who are already watching it.
Sure, copyrighted movies have spent a few days on Twitter over and over since Elon Musk took over (firing most of your safety and compliance staff will do that for you). But, previous posts, such as The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift or symbol pictureshared in 2-minute increments across long strands. Super Mario Bros movie It only required two posts, one with the first hour of the movie and one with the last 32 minutes.
Why didn’t this happen before now? Well, Twitter Blue subscribers can upload videos up to 60 minutes long. It’s only available on Twitter though, as users of the app are limited to 10-minute videos.
Regardless of the prevailing illegal broadcasting, Super Mario Bros movie smash at the box office, Achieving more than a billion dollars worldwide, and ranked number one for four consecutive weekends across the United States and Canada. If he happens to be gone in your area, don’t worry, he’ll probably be back on Twitter soon.
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