Twitter admits Android users’ ‘protected’ tweets were left exposed for 4 years

Android users who thought their private tweets were, well, private have been proved sorely mistaken thanks to the latest privacy breach admission by the social networking site. Twitter copped to the blunder on Thursday, saying they had “become aware of and fixed an issue where the ‘Protect your Tweets’ setting was disabled on Twitter for Android.” Desktop and iOS users were not affected by the bug.

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