Privacy: Twitter is under investigation for data collection through its link-shortening system

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Twitter is being investigated by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) over concerns about how much data it collects through its t.co link-shortening tool. The Irish privacy regulator is concerned about the amount of data Twitter is able to collect through the service — something that was only heightened by the company’s refusal to hand over information about link tracking when it was requested. See also: All emojis are now considered equal on Twitter Twitter is killing off Moments on iOS and Android Twitter considers new Dehumanization Policy — but wants your feedback first Hooray! The option to view your… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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