Who can see my Tweets?
Although most people realise that Twitter is a public platform, some do not realise that their tweets can be viewed by anyone, anywhere in the world, and can often notify complete strangers as to what they are doing and where they are going.
Tracking what you Tweet
Use the Tweet Machine below for an example of how exposed people's tweets and details are on the web, and how easy they are to find. The tweets below belong to people tweeting about "Occupy". Try searching for a controversial/trending hashtag, or even your own Twitter user id to see how easy it is to view public tweets. If you don't want your tweets or use of hashtags to be visible if you are working in a sensitive situation, then it is highly recommended that you make your account private: