So one of the main issues faced by modern day society is that of cyber security and privacy for one’s personal information. However, we all know such things are very important and necessary to secure, yet almost every year we hear a story about a social media platform leaking sensitive information to third parties. Today on the axe, we have social media sensation Twitter. Now we all know that one of the main culprits of such an act is Facebook who has been in the headlines for some time now and while the company have paid of there sentence, today we have Twitter on trial.
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Thankfully, sensitive information such as emails and passwords were not shared but the shared data might include the user’s country code and the time when the ad was viewed.Twitter, later stated on the issue that,“We take these issues seriously and whenever an issue arises, we conduct a review to ensure that we make changes to prevent these types of issues recurring. In this case, we have deployed a fix which has corrected the data sharing authorization signals that caused this issue.”