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I have a protected Twitter account. If I reply to a tweet from somebody I'm following, and they're not following me, will they see the reply?

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They will not - taken from the What are @Replies section from the Twitter FAQ

Please note that if your account is private, users who are not following you will not see your @replies or mentions.

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  • +1 for not only providing a link but copying the relevant content. This ensures your answer is still useful in the event of link rot. Commented Jun 7, 2011 at 7:57
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Yes, they can. They cannot view your protected tweets directly on twitter, but they can view your tweets through topsy.com

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    Can you prove that?
    – fuxia
    Commented Sep 13, 2013 at 9:06
  • that site doesn't exist
    – Cai
    Commented Sep 2, 2021 at 13:31

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