Twitter will track what apps mobile users installed




Twitter users will be more targeted ads and relevant content voorschotelen and will therefore keep track of which apps are installed on mobile phones where the Twitter app on it. It is possible for users to turn off the collection of this data.

The collection of application data is called by Twitter App Graph. Information appeared on the Twitter support pages. According to the company behind the social networking site on mobile devices such as smartphones amassed a list of installed applications. In addition, Twitter wants to emphasize that it does not collect data on how these applications are used.

By finding out what applications are installed Twitter wants to make sure that ads can be better tailored to the user. In addition, the company believes that its users relevant content can give suggestions on the basis of this information. Earlier, the social networking site started with showing tweets and accounts that may be of interest.

Developers on iOS and Android for some time to gather information about which applications are recorded on the mobile user’s device installed. A spokesman for Google developers have to say that they collect such data, as reported Re / code. Twitter confirms that it informs its users when the app is turned graph. Users who do not want information about installed applications are collected can turn this off in the settings.


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