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Twitter uses users' phone numbers and emails for advertising: an apology

Make it secure on Twitter. The popular social network apologized for using “phone numbers and user emails” for advertising purposes. A circumstance that sent on a rampage who received publicity because personal contacts had been provided only for safety reasons.

“When you provide an email address or a phone number for security purposes, these data may have been inadvertently used for advertising purposes it was a mistake and we apologize, “said Twitter. The California-based company, however, admits that at the time would be difficult to make a precise calculation of the accounts involved.

The damage that allowed Twitter to advertise with phone numbers of the subscribers was fixed in mid-September. “We are really sorry for what happened, and we're taking steps to make sure that does not happen again,” he continued the Company.

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37, born and raised in Palermo, he has always been a journalist , in a thousand different ways. His environment is the desk. Three facts about her: reads romance novels, is counting the days, Rome (incomprehensibly) his heart the city


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