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Twitter says it has patched a critical vulnerability in its Android app that could have potentially let malicious actors view information of private accounts and take over profiles through an intricate back-end process.
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Several tweets circulating the Twitter platform are asking users to change their birth year to 2007 in order to make their feeds look "colourful". Falling for this hoax tweet, several users went ahead and changed their birth years to 2007. This obviously did not change the way their feeds looked, but instead, locked them out of their accounts for being under age.
patent trademark
Back in March 2018, BlackBerry sued Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp over messaging patents. Within months, Facebook counter-sued BlackBerry for similar reasons. Both cases are still in litigation, but BlackBerry has now filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Twitter.
Twitter
Last month, Twitter announced the ability to switch between seeing top Tweets first or seeing the latest Tweets first. That said, the feature was initially rolled out to iOS first, promising Android users will get their turn soon.  The company has now turned on the feature for Android users.
Huawei
It happens time and time again, a smartphone maker tweets from a competitors device.  Occasionally it can be embarrassing, and a lot of the time a whole lot of fuss is made out of nothing.  However, Huawei's post to its official Twitter account on New Years Eve definitely came under the embarrassing category.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter today announced the Data Transfer Project, a joint open-source project aimed at helping users securely and seamlessly move their data between service providers. This open source project will create new capabilities for direct data portability between participating service providers.
Twitter has identified a bug that stored users passwords unmasked in an internal log. While the company has already fixed the bug, and their own investigation shows no indication of breach or misuse by anyone, the company is advising all users to change their passwords.
Twitter has announced changes to its API that will massively reduce the impact of services that allow links and content to be shared across multiple accounts, i.e. the software that powers Twitter bots. This should bring an end to services that let those controlling large numbers of accounts to batch tweet, follow users, retweet or like tweets.

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