KATHMANDU: Over 330 million twitter users experienced a pop-up notification to change their password before accessing their accounts today.
The notification from twitter claimed that they have identified a bug that can store the passwords, which has long since been fixed. Although Twitter after investigation found no indication of breach or misuse, it has prompted changing the password of Twitter and Periscope.
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— Twitter (@Twitter) April 24, 2018
The new data policy called GDPR — the General Data Protection Regulation —is a new European Union standard for data rights and in the case of non-compliance, the organisations may face heavy fines.
According to the mail, the updated policy will offer users more control over the personal data, how twitter share users' data with business partners, and more transparency.