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The code that prepares the Facebook and Twitter share buttons has a variable that receives the title of the question as a single-quoted string. Some questions have an apostrophe (or single quote) in their title which isn't properly escaped as part of this process, causing a JavaScript error. This breaks the share buttons, making them unusable on those questions. The value assigned to the shareMsg variable should be properly escaped to prevent this from happening.

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Our pesky encoder assumes all js strings are wrapped in " and not my beloved ', causing this issue.

A fix will be deployed shortly.

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