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Twitter is selling users’ phone numbers and email addresses for advertisement

Privacy scandals involving large social media companies are becoming more frequent nowadays. This time, web application security specialists report that the phone numbers used for multi-factor authentication and email addresses linked to the Twitter users accounts were “inadvertently” used for advertising purposes. The alleged error was revealed on the company’s official blog. In their post...

securitynewspaper.com

Twitter is selling users’ phone numbers and email addresses for advertisement

Privacy scandals involving large social media companies are becoming more frequent nowadays. This time, web application security specialists report that the phone numbers used for multi-factor authentication and email addresses linked to the Twitter users accounts were “inadvertently” used for advertising purposes. The alleged error was revealed on the company’s official blog. In their post...