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Twitters starts collecting data on apps installed

Friday 28 November 2014 | 10:17 CET | News
Twitter announced it has started collecting data on which apps its customers use in order to better target them with promoted tweets. The company said it only collects the list of apps installed and not any data from within the apps. The 'app graph' formed by the information will help Twitter add tweets, accounts or other content to the user's timeline that it thinks they'll find interesting. Twitter will notify users the feature is being turned on by showing a prompt that allows the user to opt out or adjust their settings. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Twitter
Countries: World
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