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Firefox may have stored personal Twitter data in its cache

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/03/firefox-may-have-stored-personal-twitter-data-in-its-cache/

6 days ago

Firefox users who use Twitter may get a notification by the service when they connect to the site the next time that informs them that personal data may have been stored inadvertently […]

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Facebook loses control of its own Twitter account in hacker attack – and more news

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/10/security_roundup_feb7_2020/

2 months ago

Roundup Including: Why was #RootGoat2020 trending on Twitter? It is as silly as you think

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Twitter says a certain someone tried to discover the phone numbers used by potentially millions of twits

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/04/twitter_phone_numbers/

2 months ago

Exploitable API blew away anonymity, abused by systems in Iran, Israel, Malaysia

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Atlassian scrambles to fix zero-day security hole accidentally disclosed on Twitter

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/05/atlassian_zero_day_bug/

4 months ago

Updated Exposed private cert key may also be an issue for IBM Aspera

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Stop us if you've heard this one: Facebook and Twitter profiles silently slurped by shady code

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/26/facebook_twitter_data_loss/

4 months ago

Rogue SDKs covertly harvested personal info, it is claimed

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Brexit bad boy Arron Banks' Twitter account hacked: Private messages put online

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/19/arron_banks_twitter_hack/

5 months ago

And the fake news merry-go-round is already in full swing

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You'e yping i wong: macOS Catalina stops Twitter desktop app from accepting B, L, M, R, and T in passwords

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/30/macos_catalina_twitter/

5 months ago

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Twitter: No, really, we're very sorry we sold your security info for a boatload of cash

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/09/twitter_data_leak/

6 months ago

That was just an unfortunate accident that ended up padding Jack's bank account

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Trump attacks and appeals 'fundamentally misconceived' Twitter block decision

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/26/trump_appeals_twitter_block/

8 months ago

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The Twitter megaphone: How Trump and the 2020 candidates compare in terms of reach

https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-twitter-megaphone-how-trump-and-the-2020-candidates-compare-in-terms-of-reach/

8 months ago

Twitter is far from the only factor influencing voters, but given how much President Trump has relied on the social network, it's worth looking at how the other candidates perform relative to the current occupant of the Oval Office.

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How to disable Twitter's new interface and get the old design back

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/26/how-to-disable-twitters-new-interface-design/

10 months ago

When websites that you have grown accustomed to for years suddenly change their design, it often gets confusing. You have to re-learn how to use it which is quite a chore. Twitter, […]

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How Twitter Periscope Works

https://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet/social-networking/information/twitter-periscope.htm

10 months ago

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Retweeting Isn't Doing You Any Comprehension Favors In an odd twist, retweeting could be negatively affecting your memory of the content, and causing comprehension declines even after your Twitter session is over.

https://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet/social-networking/networks/retweeting-isnt-doing-you-any-comprehension-favors.htm

11 months ago

Read more for Retweeting Isn't Doing You Any Comprehension Favors In an odd twist, retweeting could be negatively affecting your memory of the content, and causing comprehension declines even after your Twitter session is over.

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Why Most of Us May Never Get Verified on Twitter Trying to get verified on Twitter? It's way more random than you think.

https://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet/social-networking/networks/why-most-us-will-probably-never-get-verified-on-twitter.htm

11 months ago

Read more for Why Most of Us May Never Get Verified on Twitter Trying to get verified on Twitter? It's way more random than you think.

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Inside the Troll: The Science of Being an Awful Person Trolls are everywhere these days, driving people off Twitter and wreaking havoc online. They also have specific personality traits that the general population doesn't.

https://computer.howstuffworks.com/the-troll-the-science-being-an-awful-person.htm

11 months ago

Read more for Inside the Troll: The Science of Being an Awful Person Trolls are everywhere these days, driving people off Twitter and wreaking havoc online. They also have specific personality traits that the general population doesn't.

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Twitter Cracks Down on Bot Abuse Twitter bots seem to be with us to stay, but how do they work? And are they all bad?

https://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet/social-networking/networks/twitter-cracks-down-on-bot-abuse.htm

11 months ago

Read more for Twitter Cracks Down on Bot Abuse Twitter bots seem to be with us to stay, but how do they work? And are they all bad?

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Is Anyone Safe From Another Massive Internet Outage? Friday's widespread Internet outages hit companies such as Twitter and Spotify hard. Are any systems safe from distributed denial-of-service attacks like these?

https://computer.howstuffworks.com/anyone-safe-massive-internet-outage.htm

11 months ago

Read more for Is Anyone Safe From Another Massive Internet Outage? Friday's widespread Internet outages hit companies such as Twitter and Spotify hard. Are any systems safe from distributed denial-of-service attacks like these?

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Preview links from YouTube, Reddit, Twitter and more with Hovercard for Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/09/09/preview-links-from-youtube-reddit-twitter-and-more-with-hovercard-for-chrome/

12 months ago

Hovercard is a new extension for the Google Chrome browser that reveals information about links in a small overlay on the screen on hover. It works in this regard similar to Imagus […]

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How to disable autoplaying videos on Twitter

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/06/17/how-to-disable-autoplaying-videos-on-twitter/

12 months ago

If you have been to Twitter recently you may have noticed an auto-playing video on the site. Twitter, just like Facebook earlier, introduced auto-playing videos to the site recently. Auto-play has been […]

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