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Twitter Users Surprised To Learn Tweets They Didn’t Write Showed Up In Twitter Ad Promo

Remember back when Facebook got in mounds of trouble for swiping users’ profile photos and using them to market ads without their permission? Wouldn’t it be really silly for another company to repeat that mistake? Yes, yes it would [cough cough AHEM TWITTER]. While Twitter didn’t roll out any such ads on a widespread basis, it did apparently make up glowing Tweets about a company and attribute them to real Twitter users for a promotional blog about its new ad platform. Silly Twitter. [More]