Twitter "Bugs" are sending user private messages to "unauthorized" third-party developers.
Social media giants began warning that on Friday they could be exposed to messages in the app.
"The problem has been on since May 2017 but it was settled immediately after finding it, Edit on Twitter mashable journalist. "Investigation of this problem is in progress, but now it is unlikely that data sent to unauthorized developers is misused.
The spokesperson said, "It is highly unlikely that communication will be sent to the wrong developers, but warned the user to be cautious.
Twitter said In opinion Only messages (such as airlines and delivery services) sent to your brand account may be affected. Into Another blog Twitter said the investigation confirmed "a single set of technical situations where this problem might have occurred".
This bug was discovered on September 10, but it took about two weeks to tell the user.
"If your account is affected by this bug, we will contact the in-app review directly with twitter.com," the adviser says.
The company said the bug has affected less than 1% of Twitter users. The company had 335 million users at the time of the final publication of the results.
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This is the second data related bug this year. In May, the company accidently reported that the user's plain text password was entered into the internal log used by Twitter staff. Twitter urges users to change their passwords.
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According to Twitter, the bug is likely to publish a message directly to a third party developer.
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