Twitter apologises for sharing personal contact information with advertisers

Twitter has apologised for sharing personal contact information from users with advertisers which was only meant for account security purposes. The social media site said some email addresses or phone numbers provided to the site as part of safety and security procedures, such as two-factor authentication to log in, had been “inadvertently” used for advertising.…

Top 7 events Technology Industry events of 2018. Including rise of Fortnite and AI becoming mainstream

Demonstrators protesting over Facebook’s practices (Victoria Jones/PA) 2018 will be remembered as a trying year for the technology industry, as data scandals and calls for increased regulation dominated the agenda. Martyn Landi, Press Association Technology Correspondent, reports... Facebook’s business practices dominated much of the year’s biggest talking points, alongside new data…