UberSocial Direct Messages Publicly Visible

    March 31, 2011
    Josh Wolford

Twitter has announced that Direct Messages of 140 characters and longer sent via UberSocial and Twidroyd are currently visible to the public.

DMs longer than 140 chars sent via “d username” on UberSocial for Blackberry/iPhone & Twidroyd are currently visible publicly. [1/2] 1 hour ago via web · powered by @socialditto

They are currently working on a fix.

We’re working w/the dev to bring the apps into compliance w/our privacy policies; meanwhile, please be aware of this vulnerability. [2/2] 1 hour ago via web · powered by @socialditto

In February, Twitter suspended UberTwitter and Twidroyd but later reinstated the two apps.


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