Mastodon handle converted into a buggy link

Hi. I’m a new user. My first post contains a Mastodon handle which got converted into a broken link. See Pascal Costanza. Is there a way to avoid this?

Hello and welcome! :tada: It looks like currently lacks support for this. The mention in your post gets confused for a username resulting in the broken link. That’s something @manton should look into and probably wants to fix.

Until that happens, there’s a workaround. You can manually edit your post and replace the mention with a working link using Markdown syntax:


Which will end up like this:

Thanks a lot for the fast reply!!! Very much appreciated!