Privacy policies are among the most important documents that most of us never read. One of the main reasons most of us ignore them is that they can be long and difficult to understand.
Twitter’s new policy aims for simplicity
But the most surprising development of the new policy is the fact that Twitter has also created an online game for it.
According to Twitter, the game aims to help users understand the more complex parts of its politics. It is also intended to teach users how they can take control of their Twitter experience using a variety of settings.
The game isn’t exactly difficult – enemies slow you down a bit, but you don’t have a health bar or a limited number of lives. The challenge is to collect items in each level, which you need to advance to the next level.
Has the policy really changed?
There don’t seem to be any noticeable changes in the policy, at least on the face of it. But the policy doesn’t go into effect until June, and it seems odd that a policy that hasn’t changed significantly has a delayed effective date.
The only thing that might be notable? The policy explicitly states that the way Twitter treats private data may be subject to change in the event of a transfer of ownership. This could be a disclaimer made in anticipation of Elon Musk buying Twitter – a move that has been negotiated but not yet finalized.
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