Twitter Admits to “Inadvertently” Collecting, Sharing Location Data Due to “Bug”

Posted on May 14, 2019 3:17 am
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By Tyler Durden

(ZH– Twitter announced on Monday that it “inadvertently” collected and shared iOS location data due to a software bug.

In a blog post, the company admitted: “We have discovered that we were inadvertently collecting and sharing iOS location data with one of our trusted partners in certain circumstances,” adding “Specifically, if you used more than one account on Twitter for iOS and opted into using the precise location feature in one account, we may have accidentally collected location data when you were using any other account(s) on that same device for which you had not turned on the

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