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Big Brother strikes again: Now TWITTER wants to start tracking you on the web

UK Daily Mail [1]
July 4, 2013

Twitter has announced it plans to start tracking users and the websites they visit.

The site plans to use browser cookies – small files that are placed on people’s computers each time they visit a web pageĀ  – to track online movements.

Advertising partners will then be able to target customers by either anonymously matching email addresses of users, or by using the cookies collected, to serve more personalised adverts.

In a blog post, Twitter said that the service will be launched in the U.S. but did not say whether it would be rolled out to other areas.

Full article here [1]