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Twitter under FTC investigation for alleged misuse of user data - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Investigation could cost the company $250 million.
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Twitter discloses FTC probe into alleged misuse of user data - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Investigation could cost the company $250 million.
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Twitter could be facing an FTC fine of up to $250 million over allegations that it violated an agreement over user data privacy

Twitter could be facing an FTC fine of up to $250 million over allegations that it violated an agreement over user data privacy

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Twitter is under investigation by the FTC and could face a fine of anywhere between $150 million to $250 million, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing Monday.
Twitter said the FTC notified it of allegations that it improperly targeted ads at users based on information they had provided for "safety and security purposes," in violation a 2011 agreement .
Twitter admitted last year that it had "inadvertently" targeted users with ads based on information they had provided to better secure their accounts.
The company's privacy and security practices have come under renewed scrutiny...
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