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What does the lock symbol next to some twitter names mean?

8:59AM Sat, July 17 2010

Fiafhnas_normal @hannahlivett London

I think it means that, that person protects their tweets so they have to accept if someone wants to follow them :)

9:00AM Sat, July 17 2010

E206779c3785e617c289c7cb01bae1cc_normal @sher_glambert Netherlands

it means that their tweets are protected

9:01AM Sat, July 17 2010

Fbae80b6759900c6b82dd8ffc81dfb0c_normal @lambertslovelee

Ok, thanks!

9:02AM Sat, July 17 2010

K-o0ssjp_normal @MerrieLINY

They are protected unless you request to be let in click on 1 of them & you'll see.The lock.

9:02AM Sat, July 17 2010

28df78ad49b9b17076af3a8c7194d77c_normal @Leppard97

It means that their tweets are private, and to see them you have to send a request to follow that person. :)

9:05AM Sat, July 17 2010

guest55057 guest55057

How yo remove the thing?

11:25AM Mon, March 12 2012

guest55057 guest55057

How yo remove that thing?

11:26AM Mon, March 12 2012

guest97281 guest97281

How do you remove the lock? HELP

6:27PM Thu, January 24 2013

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