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Does Twitter for Android really need all these permissions?

I’ve hesitated before installing the official Twitter app for Android:

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2 comments to Does Twitter for Android really need all these permissions?

  • Tim,

    It seems to me that Twitter is fulfilling its full disclosure resposibilities quite well. However, I’m sure the warnings will discourage some potential users.

    Cheers,

    –rj

  • Roger Metor

    @Roger Jennings,

    Roger,

    this has nothing to do with disclosure responsibilities but is a feature of Android. Each app displays permission requests at installation time.