Author Topic: Twitter Fixes Four Year Old Bug in Android App Exposing Private Tweets  (Read 665 times)

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By Ionut Ilascu

Twitter announced today that an issue in its app for Android exposed some users’ protected tweets for over four years if they made certain changes to their account settings.

As a result, content intended only for approved followers became publicly visible.
Bug survived since late 2014

The problem caused the “Protect your Tweets” feature to become disabled for users of Twitter for Android that had it turned on and also made some modifications to their account, such as updating the associated email address.

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