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Edward Snowden didn’t turn off emails from Twitter and received 47GB of notifications

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Sometime between joining Twitter and sending his first tweet, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden forgot to check his notification settings. If he did, he might've noticed that by default Twitter sends email notifications for pretty much every social interaction.

Whoopsies.

For context, since joining Twitter roughly 27 hours ago, @Snowden has amassed over 1.19 million followers. His first tweet alone has so far been favorited 110,000 and retweeted 120,000 times. He accepts DMs from anyone, and has yet to respond to mine. He's only used two hashtags, neither of which have ever been featured on @midnight. He only follows one Twitter account, and it's probably not yours.

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