New Twitter advanced privacy controls come to the social microblog, as well as new data collection methods, in a large update to the network…
Twitter Advanced Privacy Controls Added, New Data Collection Methods Introduced
Twitter states it is giving its users more granular control how their information is accessed and how it is used. In the coming days, Twitter is rolling out increased transparency, new controls, and personalization across devices.
Twitter is expanding its user data to provide users with their information, including demographics, interests, and audience inclusion from advertisers. The social network states each category is marked clearly, and users can view, as well as modify their data.
“We’re launching new Personalization and Data settings that offer even more granular control over how we use your data, including how we personalize your Twitter experience and whether information may be shared through certain partnerships. You can use these controls to better personalize your experience on Twitter and opt out of various types of data usage and sharing with a single switch.”
Twitter is also personalizing experiences across devices. Read the full announcement here.
Recently, staff engineers explained how the Twitter Timelines ranking algorithm works. The company announced at the beginning of the month it will place vertical video ads into Twitter Moments.
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