How to keep some of your Twitter data away from advertisers
In April 2020, Twitter began sharing more of our information with advertisers. Notice came via a rather weird notification that said “your ability to control mobile app advertising measurements has been removed” — which basically meant that Twitter was now sharing data such as which ads you looked at or interacted with, as well as the tracking identifier for your phone. Previously, you could turn that off — no longer. (Unless you live in the European Union or the UK, where there are extra protections.)
Twitter removed some of its privacy protections in April 2020.
While that protection has been removed, there are still a few privacy tools that are available that can give you at least some measure of say over how much…