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Twitter announces bugs in their advertising settings that resulted in sharing and using users' data even if they explicitly opted out

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  1. Deimos Link
    The official blog post is here but it's very brief and vague, so I think the TechCrunch article is better coverage.

    The official blog post is here but it's very brief and vague, so I think the TechCrunch article is better coverage.

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    Amarok Link
    Methinks those were features, not bugs. :P

    Methinks those were features, not bugs. :P

    2 votes
    1. cptcobalt Link Parent
      I came here to make a similar sarcastic comment. I bet that, even if they didn't exactly realize the extent of the "bug", there was probably some sort of metric improvement in their tracking that...

      I came here to make a similar sarcastic comment. I bet that, even if they didn't exactly realize the extent of the "bug", there was probably some sort of metric improvement in their tracking that motivated them to probably not check too closely.