According to techcrunch, the US technology media, Twitters new website is called Twitter privacy center, which gathers the companys original intention, announcements and new privacy protection tools. Users can also find some information about past security incidents.
According to Reuters, the California consumer privacy act requires large companies to improve transparency to users and provide users with more control over personal information, such as the right of users to request deletion of data and choose not to sell their data to third parties.
Social media giants, including Facebook and Google, have been widely censored for data privacy after the Facebook Cambridge analytics scandal. In the Cambridge analytics scandal, Facebook collected personal data from tens of millions of users without permission.
Twitter also announced on Monday that it will transfer its accounts outside the US and EU to its San Francisco headquarters. Twitter said the move could help companies more flexibly perform functions and tests, such as optional privacy settings, which could be subject to gdpr if not transferred.
We want to test without violating the gdpr, Damien Kieran, head of Twitters data protection department, said in an interview. Our goal is to gain experience from these tests and then apply them to users around the world.
Source: Qiao JunJing, editor in charge of surging news