Twitter Rumored to Consider Requiring Users to Share Data with Advertisers

Not so long ago, deep thinkers wondered whether Twitter could be a type of alternative search engine.  Today, they’re more likely to ask whether Twitter will survive at all, given the erratic choices of its new owner.  Here’s a report that Twitter may require users to share location and other data for personalized ads, which is pretty much guaranteed to drive away a substantial number of members and could violate several major privacy rules.