typing "feed:-)" and sending it via SMS becomes a hyperlink to Podcast app

Discussion in 'iOS 6' started by Rafagon, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. Rafagon

    Rafagon Genius

    Dec 7, 2011
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    I just sent this via SMS:

    "Brb, ravenously hungry and must feed:)"

    (With the spacing and punctuation exactly as seen above)

    and the word "feed:" became a link automatically. When I tapped on it to find out where it leads, it took me into the Podcast app.

    Any idea why this happens?
  2. up10ad

    up10ad Genius

    Aug 1, 2007
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    Pretty sure that it is keying on the word feed as a syntax for loading a podcast; the word feed followed by a colon. feed:[nameOfPodcast] I wasn't able to confirm this but I'd bet that is what is happening.

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