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.
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.
Step #2. Now, Tap Privacy and safety → scroll down and tap on Personalization and data.
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.
On your Android devices
Uncheck the box next to Track where you see Twitter content across the web and Share data through select partnerships.
That’s done! The app will no longer track and share your personal data.
The process is pretty same on the web. Keep reading…
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.
Step #3. Choose Privacy and safety in the sidebar → Click the edit button next to Personalization and data.
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.
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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