It started a while back when I noticed a couple people in my timeline complaining about getting tweets(appear in their timeline) from people they don’t follow.
Those must me RT’s I thought and dismissed it but then I saw this tweet,
Refusing at first to admit that it must a bug in Twitter, I thought it just might have got something to do with list feature but on further inquiry, that too turned out to be not the case.
As it turns out there’s a bug in Twitter due to which people are seeing random tweets from people they aren’t following. Let’s see how long does it take people to realize this and for Twitter to fix it
Also, apparently there’s another even more irritating part of this bug in which some people are getting these tweets from people they aren’t following via SMS.
A look around the public timeline confirms the existence of the “Random Tweets” bug.
and a look at this tweet tells us that this has been going on for a couple of days now