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The following question was flagged as spam and promptly deleted:

https://askubuntu.com/questions/626807 (only visible to 10k users)

The title displayed on the page states that:

"This question was marked as spam or offensive and is therefore not shown"

That's all fine and well, but the question title is still shown in the browser's titlebar:

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Now, the title of this question is hardly offensive - but suppose that it were. I assume that the message displayed on the page in place of the title exists to keep users from seeing words/phrases that they'd rather not see.

Therefore it only makes sense that the contents of the <title> tag should similarly be replaced with the message.

  • I think this counts as a limited edge case - as only 10k plus users, and also diamond moderators and SE employees/engineers, can see deleted items is this really a huge concern? – Thomas Ward May 22 '15 at 4:23
  • @ThomasW. yes it is! >:-D – Rinzwind May 22 '15 at 5:38
  • @ThomasW. My reasoning is that if it was a large enough concern to display the message on the page, it's a large enough concern to display the message in the title. – Nathan Osman May 22 '15 at 5:43
  • @NathanOsman Cross site dupe: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/256815/… – Tim May 23 '15 at 13:35

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