Twitter Makes A DNT Entry
(i-newswire.com) Twitter’s support for the DNT initiative was first announced on Thursday by Ed Felten, the FTC’s Chief Technology Officer, during a panel in New York. The social micro blogging site later confirmed Felten’s statement, adding in a Tweet : "We applaud the FTC’s leadership on DNT."
Twitter does not require tracking its user as of now since none of its revenue comes from the ads which are targeted to users. Twitter makes money from promoted tweets and promoted profiles and both seem to be location based promotions and nothing very specific to a user.
DNT is not a short form for Dental and it does not represent a chemical all it represents is we care about your privacy. Do Not Track is the full form for DNT and "Do Not Track" originated as an FTC suggestion for browsers.
"Do Not Track," would allow users to completely opt out of being tracked by third-party websites. Do Not Track is a browser feature that allows you to let a website know you would like to opt-out of third-party tracking for purposes including behavioural advertising. It does this by transmitting….
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