Twitter to pay $150m to settle claims it wrongly shared users’ phone numbers


US regulators allege the company gave advertisers user contact information collected in the name of security

Twitter will pay a $150m penalty and put in new safeguards to settle federal regulators’ allegations that the social media company gave advertisers improper access to users’ personal information.

The justice department and the Federal Trade Commission announced the settlement with Twitter on Wednesday.

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