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Twitter Updates Privacy Policy: Data Sharing Made Easier

If you’ve logged into Twitter over the past few days, you were likely greeted with the following message upon sign in: “We’re updating our privacy policy to bring you a more personalized experience. We’ll soon be making Twitter more relevant by using your visits to sites with Twitter content. And we’ve given you even more […]

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13 steps to turn on Twitter’s 2-factor authentication

Twitter announced today that it now supports two-factor authentication for better security. Instead of just entering your password like usual, you can optionally add a second step: your phone. If you’re trying to log in to Twitter, you’ll have to enter your password–like usual–and then a verification code that’s sent to your phone as a […]

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Give your Twitter account a good spring cleaning

The following post is by Chris Crosby, the Co-Founder and Managing Director of SociallyActive. SociallyActive is the leading provider of social-privacy monitoring for teens. We give parents the tools to help you protect your children on social networks. If you’re on Twitter, you may have found yourself wanting to review and remove some of your past tweets. While […]

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United States made 13x more requests for Twitter users’ data than the next highest country, new transparency site shows

Twitter launched its redone transparency site in honor of Data Privacy Day today, publicizing how often law enforcement and others ask for user data and content takedowns. The site shows that Twitter got 1,858 requests for its users’ data in 2012. This data can include IP address, the GPS location of tweets, username, a user’s […]

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Your old Tweets resurface with Twitter’s data resellers

Yesterday, Twitter announced its Certified Partners Program. There are currently 12 partners in the program, and they specialize in one of three categories:  engagement, analytics, and data resellers.  Twitter says that the certifications will “make it easier for businesses to find the right tools.” As a privacy company, we sat up when we heard the […]

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