Oct 122018
 
 October 12, 2018  Posted by  Business, Online

David Meyer reports:

Twitter is being investigated by Irish privacy authorities over its refusal to give a user information about how it tracks him when he clicks on links in tweets.

When Twitter (TWTR, +3.70%) users put links into tweets, the service applies its own link-shortening service, t.co, to them. Twitter says this allows the platform to measure how many times a link has been clicked, and helps it to fight the spread of malware through dodgy links.

Read more on Fortune.

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