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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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