Improving Privacy Settings on Twitter

In the age of privacy, or the lack there of, many of the apps that are available and commonly used these days offer settings that will improve the level of privacy that is achievable by the user. Many of the apps that are commonly used on smart phones have settings that can be easily accessed and teased out by the users, but here are some tips for twitter privacy settings, courtesy of “Business Insider”.

A photo taken in the western French city of Rennes on November 7, 2013 shows an official Twitter account on a smartphone. Twitter will make its Wall Street debut on November 7 with a price tag of 26 US dollars per share, bidding to raise up to 2.1 billion US dollars in the most eagerly awaited stock offering since Facebook. A tweet from the company said it would offer 70 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange, generating 1.82 billion US dollars, and give underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 10.5 million shares of common stock.  AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER        (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter is one of the best ways to follow the news, live events, and to keep up with the people in your life in real-time. While Facebook chooses what you see through an algorithm, Twitter is a firehose of everything those you follow are tweeting or retweeting.

The trade-off for being a free service, however, is that the platform is ad-supported, embedding “native” ads that look like tweets into your timeline from anyone willing to pay.

Read the entire article here:
Business Insider Privacy Settings for Twitter

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