How to Stop Twitter from Tracking and Sharing Private Data on iPhone, iPad, Android, or PC

Don't want Twitter to keep an eye on your activities and share some of your personal data? Read on to prevent Twitter from tracking you and sharing your personal information using your iPhone, iPad, Android device or computer. And, feel free to share your thoughts with us!

Facebook data row seems to have triggered an alarm, making everyone take a serious look at the personal information. And why not, privacy deserves to be given the needed shield to stay intact. We have already created a comprehensive guide about customizing Facebook privacy settings and thought it’s apt to make a quick guide to stopping Twitter from tracking and sharing private data using iPhone, Android, or desktop.

Twitter always keeps track of your certain activities like where you signed up and your current location to show you more relevant content. The news app shares specific private data that doesn’t include your name, email, or phone number through select partnerships. If you are concerned about the privacy of your personal data, you can choose to prevent the app from doing so.

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How to Prevent Twitter from Tracking and Sharing Personal Data on iPhone, Android, and Computer

On iPhone, iPad, and Android

Step #1. Open Twitter on your mobile device and then tap on your profile icon → tap on Settings and privacy.

Tap on Your Profile Icon then Tap on Settings and Privacy in Twitter on iPhone or iPad

Step #2. Now,  Tap Privacy and safety → scroll down and tap on Personalization and data.

Tap on Privacy and Safety in Twitter on Android Device

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Step #3. On your iPhone or iPad

Next, turn off the switch next to Track where you see Twitter content across the web and Share data through select partnerships.

Stop Twitter from Tracking and Sharing Personal Data on iPhone or iPad

On your Android devices

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Uncheck the box next to Track where you see Twitter content across the web and Share data through select partnerships.

Stop Twitter from Tracking and Sharing Personal Data on Android

That’s done! The app will no longer track and share your personal data.

The process is pretty same on the web. Keep reading…

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On Mac or Windows PC

Step #1. Open any web browser on your computer and head over to twitter.com

Step #2. Now, click on your profile and select Settings and privacy.

Click on Settings and Privacy in Twitter on Mac or Windows PC

Step #3. Choose Privacy and safety in the sidebar → Click the edit button next to Personalization and data.

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Edit Privacy and Safety in Twitter on Computer

Step #4. Next, uncheck the box next to Track where you see Twitter content across the web and Share data through select partnerships. Then, quit the settings.

Prevent Twitter from Tracking and Sharing Personal Data on Mac or Windows PC

Have your say

So, that’s how you can give some safeguard to your private data. It would be great to have your feedback down below in the comments.

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Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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