Sunday, November 30, 2014

Twitter is now tracking your smartphone apps

Got a gay or straight hookup app installed? A banking app? A political app? A brokerage app? A cancer, HIV or diabetes app? (If you have all three of the latter, plus a brokerage app, your local PBS station will probably want to talk to you about a legacy donation right away.)
     Twitter is now tracking the applications you've installed on your phone to target you for advertisers.
     This is facebook-level creepy. HuffPost explains here what you have to do to opt out of this latest digital home invasion.

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