I've seen companies start to advertise that they can link twitter handles to e-mails and vice-a-verse -- this sounds like a bit of a tall claim.

Anybody have any thoughts on how reliable these claims are?


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Depending upon a Twitter user's Twitter configuration you can locate their Twitter profile searching with their email address or telephone number. See more here: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170001.

I'm unaware of a quick way to locate an email address with ONLY a Twitter ID.

I suppose someone with a list of valid email addresses could bang away at Twitter and build their own Db of email addresses to Twitter IDs.

If there is a match on an email I think it would be moderately to very reliable. The absence of a match, however, would very unreliably indicate the absence of a corresponding Twitter profile.

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