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Twitter says bug may have exposed some direct messages to third-party developers

Zack Whittaker
Twitter says bug may have exposed some direct messages to third-party developers

"The issue has persisted since May 2017, but we resolved it immediately upon discovering it," the message said, which was posted on Twitter by a Mashable reporter. Twitter said discovered the exposure on September 10, but took almost two weeks to inform users. Twitter said in a notice that a developer API used by businesses to interact with customers — like airlines or delivery services — may have collected those particular direct messages by mistake.