Twitter sends out weird nonsense notification to its users

If in the past few hours you’ve started receiving notifications from Twitter that looks like a jumble of alphabets and numbers, don’t worry about it as it does not mean that your account or Twitter has been hacked. It turns out that this was simply a bug that Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey has confirmed that they have since fixed.For those who didn’t receive such notifications, basically some Twitter users started receiving notifications on their phones from Twitter that contained what appeared to be random alphabets and numbers jumbled together. It looked bizarre and we guess we can’t say we blame you if you thought that you might have been hacked in some way, but apparently that is not the case.According to Dorsey, this has to do with invisible background notifications which were accidentally displayed when they should have stayed hidden. “We send an invisible background notification to the app with badge counts (mainly unread notifications, DMs, etc.). The issue caused these notifications to become visible for

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