Updated: December 19th, 2022
You might know that the new owner of Twitter is 'Elon Musk', but are you aware of the new privacy policies Twitter has?
Learn these five things so the next time you use Twitter, you'll know what information you send to Twitter's algorithms.
1 - Information You Provide To Twitter
When you create a Twitter account, you must provide some information to register on the site. This information is accessible and usable by Twitter by all means. Some of the information that you provide includes:
Date of birth
2 - Your User Experience Recorded
Twitter records which page, ads, or data you are interested in. Doctor collapse information about how you use their products and services to help keep up their value of them. Some of the data that Twitter collects include:
Content in your post
Your broadcast data
Retweets, shares, replies, tags
People you follow and vice versa.
Content of direct messages
The links you use from Twitter
3 - Data Collected From Third Parties
Some third parties have contracts with Twitter based on whom they share their user data with Twitter. Some of these third parties share the following information:
Twitter generated identifiers
Mobile device IDs
4 - Affiliates On Twitter Have Their Own Policy
Some Twitter services, like TweetDeck, help you customize your experience on Twitter. Some services also allow you to enhance your experience outside Twitter. These affiliates may be collecting more data than Twitter itself.
5 - You Can Change Your Privacy Settings
You can enable or disable personalized ads. This setting controls ads from Twitter advertisers by combining your activity on Twitter and the information from Twitter third-party partners.
Twitter recognizes different devices from where you log into your account. You can turn off this setting depending on whether you want Twitter to record your activities from other devices.
Don't Let Twitter Know Everything….
Using a VPN can also be a good choice because, in that case, you can protect your location.