Loose tweets: an analysis of privacy leaks on twitter

@inproceedings{Mao2011LooseTA,
  title={Loose tweets: an analysis of privacy leaks on twitter},
  author={Huina Mao and Xin Shuai and Apu Kapadia},
  booktitle={WPES},
  year={2011}
}
Twitter has become one of the most popular microblogging sites for people to broadcast (or "tweet") their thoughts to the world in 140 characters or less. Since these messages are available for public consumption, one may expect these tweets not to contain private or incriminating information. Nevertheless we observe a large number of users who unwittingly post sensitive information about themselves and other people for whom there may be negative consequences. While some awareness exists of… CONTINUE READING
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