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This article was published on August 30, 2013

Twitter makes protected tweets searchable for private users and their approved followers

Twitter makes protected tweets searchable for private users and their approved followers Image by: Tupporn Sirichoo

Twitter has begun adding protected tweets to Twitter Search results of private users and their approved followers.

It’s important to note that the move doesn’t make protected tweets visible to anyone new, and protected tweets still won’t show up on public search engines. The change does, however, make them more accessible to users that have already been approved to view your private tweets.

Head over to Twitter Support if you want a refresher on how public and protected tweets work.

@Support (Twitter)

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