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Twitter stores users’ direct messages years after they’ve been deleted – and even if you’ve deactivated your account

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Daily Mail
February 18, 2019

Your Twitter DMs have been sticking around long after you’ve deleted them. 

One of Twitter’s data archives revealed the social media giant continues to hold onto users’ direct messages for several years, while users operate under the assumption that they’ve been deleted, security researcher Karan Saini told TechCrunch.

What’s more, Twitter has been retaining direct messages from accounts that were deactivated or suspended.

Twitter’s own privacy policy says that after a user deactivates their account, their data will be scrubbed from the firm’s servers after 30 days.

Saini told TechCrunch he had ‘concerns’ about how long the data is being held onto by Twitter.

Users can see for themselves that Twitter retained deleted DMs by downloading a copy of archived data from their account.

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This article was posted: Monday, February 18, 2019 at 6:24 am





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