Another oddball question

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  1. Bronsgran

    Bronsgran New Member

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    When I go to twitter and open posts they turn out to be spam WILL THIS DAMAGE MY IPAD?
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  2. iphonewarrior

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    Welcome to eiC :)

    No, opening SPAM tweets on your iPad will not damage your iPad :)
     
  3. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    However, dripping

    spam on your
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    *will* damage it.
     
    #3 Napoleon PhoneApart, Jan 1, 2012
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  4. Bronsgran

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    Thanks guys!


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  5. patrickj

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    It sounds like you're already aware of this, but it's worth mentioning that, just as with suspicious emails, you should not follow any links contained in spammy looking tweets, or any tweets from untrusted senders.
     
  6. Bronsgran

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    That's why I posted the question cos I wasn't sure and had already followed the link. Must admit to feeling safer on mac


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  7. patrickj

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    It's very unlikely that following that link, or other similar ones, will do any harm to your iPad. Even so, it's always a good rule to never follow links from any unknown / untrusted source - whether they're in email, a tweet, a Facebook post or wherever.

    The iPad runs a very safe and secure operating system - but there have been occasional browser-based security exploits, so again - just best not to mess with links from unknown senders.
     
  8. iNurse

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    i block and report as spam on twitter when i get stuff like that....

    PS i love my mac products too ... just for the record
     

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