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A Tracking Method That Privacy Advocates Like?

BEHAVIORAL TARGETING

July 5, 2013

Twitter will begin using cookies to track users and deliver advertising, but because its program abides by Do-Not-Track settings and has a clear opt-out, privacy advocates are praising it, PC Pro reports. An Electronic Frontier Foundation activist said in a blog post, “We think Twitter is setting an important example for the Internet: It is possible to exist in an ecosystem of tailored advertisements and online tracking while also giving users an easy and meaningful opt-out choice." Meanwhile, Vine, a video-sharing site owned by Twitter, has added privacy settings to its services—including the ability to make Vines private.
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