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Twitter Used Private Security Information to Better Target Ads

October 9, 2019

Twitter used people’s private information to help third-party advertisers target the right users by mistake, the company said in an announcement. The social media firm claims that it stopped this practice, but it makes no mention of what happens now with the data already used.

This blog is regularly advising people to use multi-factor authentication and other measures to enhance the security of their online accounts. Losing your Twitter account to someone from the other side of the planet is never fun, but securing your credentials makes your data safe. Or so Twitter led people to believe.

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