Earlier this month Twitter launched a HackerOne initiative that rewarded security experts for correctly identifying serious bugs on the platform. The program pays out a minimum of $140 for any qualifying vulnerability, with no maximum reward – indeed, the bounty is scaled against the severity of the flaw.
This week Twitter has patched a hole that would have allowed a hacker to openly delete any number of account credit cards used for ad payments on Twitter, potentially costing the company millions in revenue. Accordingly, Twitter has paid out $2,800 to the security research who exposed the bug, a record bounty for the company.
Twitter’s has had a strong working quid pro quo relationship with the major fashion brands for many years now and you won’t find a better example of this than at the major catwalk events that take place at the fashion capitals of the world throughout the year.
Have you ever tweeted about a good or bad experience with a major airline?
Twitter has revolutionised marketing for brands of all shapes and sizes across almost every industry around the globe – used intelligently, this deceptively simplistic microblogging platform can raise awareness of products and services, drive website footfall and generate leads.
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