Lawsuit Claims Twitter's Been Reading Your Direct Messages
Twitter could face a class-action lawsuit that would potentially pay out a lot of money to anyone who has used the site's Direct Messaging feature.By Leah Becerra | September 15, 2015
A lawsuit has been filed against Twitter that claims the little blue bird has been secretly "intercepting, reading and altering" Direct Messages.
DM-ing, for those who don't know, is a more private way to message a person on Twitter. Only you and the recipient can see the content. So if Twitter is actually scanning, reading — even altering — those messages, it would be a huge privacy concern.
But wait — let's break the claims down before anyone gets too carried away.