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Old tweets can reveal location data, raising privacy concerns

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Researchers found that old tweets, still available through Twitter's API, reveal specific location data of Twitter users. Wired senior writer and CBS News contributor Issie Lapowsky joined CBSN to discuss her report on the privacy concerns.

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