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Twitter apologizes for a failure

A fault that has allowed to share location data


You have warned and apologized for an error that has allowed "Inadvertently" collect and share the location data of users of this social network on devices with IOS operating system (Apple).


As the company has acknowledged, it has occurred in users with more than one Twitter account and who had the option of localization activated in one of them.


It has been shared during an advertising campaign that did not include location information, but the system has failed and zip code and city data have been shared.

No exact situation or precise movements or identities or other identity information has been collected.

The information has not been stored more than for a short period of time in the company related to the campaign and has already been deleted.


He claims to have solved the problem, but urges users to review their privacy settings.