Rs 1,900 crore fine on Twitter for misuse of data

Twitter has been fined $ 250 million (Rs 1,900 crore) for misuse of information related to consumers. An investigation by the US Federal Trade Commission found that Twitter used users' phone numbers and email addresses for advertising purposes.

The FTC found that Twitter violated the guideline not to cheat consumers. It misused consumer data for its own benefit between 2013 and 2019. Twitter has reported this fine with its second-quarter results. Twitter has said that the matter is not over yet.

He also refused to give any deadline for the end of the case. In June last Twitter suffered huge data-related losses. When three people stole data related to its 130 high profile consumers. Among those whose data was stolen were people like Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and companies like Apple, Uber.

A minor was also involved in this gang stealing data. The hacking wire appears to be linked to Twitter in the US Department of Justice investigation.

This hacking is also being linked to the cryptocurrency scam. Due to this, doubts have arisen regarding the functioning of Twitter..