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Regulators slam Twitter with $150M fine over using consumer security data for advertising

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The practice violates federal law and a 2011 order from the FTC, which alleged Twitter's failure to safeguard user data led to two breaches.

Twitter may have given user's private data to a ransomware hacker, who then ran a researcher offline

by AJ Vicens • 2 months ago

If true, it's just the latest example of phony data requests used for illicit purposes.

Musk's plans to make Twitter's algorithms public raises disinformation conundrum

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

Opening up the algorithms might not lead to hacks, but cyber mischief could still follow.

Venezuelan leftists took to Twitter in attempt to swing Colombian presidential election

by Suzanne Smalley • 3 months ago

An account had more than 144,000 followers before Twitter suspended it.

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has turned the global internet into a battlefield

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

ICANN said it couldn't fulfill Ukraine's request to shut down Russian domains, and Russia has exerted pressure elsewhere.

Facebook, Twitter, Google move to intercept Russian propaganda, disinformation about Ukraine

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

Policymakers have been applying pressure to social media giants to hold back the tide of disinformation.