Twitter sold data access to Cambridge Analytica-Scandal researcher Aleksandr Kogan

Aleksandr Kogan had one day access to Twitter users data in 2015 Twitter has confirmed to Bloomberg that it sold public data access to researcher Aleksandr Kogan. In 2015, Aleksandr Kogan’s firm Global Science Research (GSR) had paid for one day Twitter users data access. Twitter said they had selected a random sample of public … “Twitter sold data access to Cambridge Analytica-Scandal researcher Aleksandr Kogan”

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Twitter explains how it is fighting fake news menace

Twitter explains how it fought fake news during the shootout at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno During the minutes and hours after the shootout at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, people started tweeting about it. While many people were trying to circulate the right news there was plenty to spread the fake news. The menace … “Twitter explains how it is fighting fake news menace”

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Twitter LockOut claims thousands of user accounts

Twitter blocks thousands of user accounts suspected as Russian bots Twitter had a crackdown on thousands of users by locking them out of their Twitter accounts. Many people claim this move to be a deliberate political crackdown (suspected Russian bot accounts). This led to an outcry among many users inspiring the hashtag #TwitterLockout. Many Twitter … “Twitter LockOut claims thousands of user accounts”

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