Currently there are no controls. It is all or nothing.

I'm less concerned with applications reading DMs and more concerned with any
application that has write permissions being able to delete *all* of my
content and take over my account.


On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 15:08, vsr <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I was thinking of a twitter app where a user would sign in with OAuth
> to verify that he is the intended user. The app would use 'read only'
> access type as it doesn't really need to post anything.
> Now with read-only access, the app can read one's tweets, mentions,
> protected friends' tweets & most importantly direct messages. I
> consider Direct messages to be personal and wouldn't like some app to
> be able to read them.
> Isn't this a privacy issue?
> Is there some way I can control what an application can read from my
> account?
> Regards,
> Vinay.

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