Twitter’s API keys and secrets for its official apps surface; what should we do with them? – The Next Web
The keys and secrets which Twitter’s official apps utilize through its API have leaked, but because of the way OAuth works, this information can’t actually be hidden completely, if you know where to find it.
The embarrassing bit simply comes from the fact that Twitter will have to reset its keys and secrets now that they’re completely out in the open. But unless someone is looking to build a malicious app, this shouldn’t actually be a problem…if every app that used Twitter’s API was treated equally.