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How to stop Twitter tracking you and keep private the websites you visit

How to stop Twitter tracking you and keep private the websites you visit | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Did you know that Twitter, like Facebook, wants to know which websites you visit and has a system for tracking you from site to site anywhere it its ecosystem: eco-tracking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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http://blog.eset.com/2012/05/21/how-to-stop-twitter-tracking-the-websites-you-visit

 

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Twitter Implements 'Do Not Track' Feature [BREAKING]

Twitter Implements 'Do Not Track' Feature [BREAKING] | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter has announced a "do not track" feature.

 

Twitter’s move comes after the FTC released a report in March calling on designers of Internet browsers to stop allowing websites to collect sensitive data about users. The other social media giant, Facebook, does not currently have a Do Not Track feature.

 

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Twitter Supports “Do Not Track”

Twitter Supports “Do Not Track” | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter is without a doubt the best way to share and discover what is happening right now.

 

What is “Do Not Track”?

 

Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers.

The United States Federal Trade Commission has endorsed DNT as a simple way for users to inform integrated web services which offer content across the Internet (such as buttons, widgets, and other embedded features) that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected across websites when they have not interacted with that service's content on the page.

 

The DNT browser setting is now supported by recent versions of major browsers, including Firefox 5+, Internet Explorer 9+, and Safari 5.1+. If you are using Chrome 17.0 or higher, there is a third-party extension that enables DNT.

 

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