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Hope you never need to get rid of a public tweet - Hawk's Eyrie
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Hope you never need to get rid of a public tweet
If it was a public tweet, now it's a matter of public record:

Twitter Donates Entire Tweet Archive to Library of Congress

Hope that Twitter had something about this in their ToS. Then again, none of us should consider our data, on someone else's servers, fully our own property anymore.

Edit My coworker's comment, when I mentioned this to her, had me ROTFLMAO:
That would be like me donating used cat litter.

I can't find it in myself to disagree with her.

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Comments
slothman From: slothman Date: April 30th, 2010 11:24 pm (UTC) (Permanent Entry Link)
I figured that if it was a public tweet, it was already available to search engines, content aggregators, and so on. As soon as it’s visible on the Net, it might be there permanently. Cc’ing the Library of Congress doesn’t change that. There are all kinds of public venues that we are used to thinking of as effectively private where we need to get used to the notion that they never were really private; they were just harder to see into before.
paradisacorbasi From: paradisacorbasi Date: April 30th, 2010 11:30 pm (UTC) (Permanent Entry Link)
Not every tweet is crap.

There are a lot of useful things tweeted.

missysedai From: missysedai Date: May 1st, 2010 12:56 am (UTC) (Permanent Entry Link)
I find the best rule for Twitter and FB is to never, ever, ever put anything controversial or private out there.
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