Twitter Transforms T&Cs Into Simple 8-Bit Game So You Can Bust Privacy Invaders
By Mikelle Leow, 16 May 2022
Screenshot via Twitter Data Dash
It’s often drilled into people’s heads that reading the fine print is important, but it’s incredibly cumbersome to get through. Making users read pages of “legalese” clearly isn’t the best way to convey a website’s policy; Big Tech has known this but has done little to establish a mutual understanding between the brand and the consumer.
In Twitter Data Dash, you help an adorable dog named Data navigate ‘PrivaCity’ by dodging cat advertisements, wading through a sea of spammy direct messages, and fighting ugly Twitter trolls.
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Play & learn: https://t.co/HRpDoZuxg4 pic.twitter.com/ku02aZV7qL
The aim of the game, designed by pixel artist and game developer Momo Pixel, is to knock down barriers with jargon so users can more easily understand how Twitter handles their data and how they can manage the way information is shared.
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