Big step forward for Do Not Track & the Web- @Twitter supports DNT!
— Firefox (@firefox) May 17, 2012
The Federal Trade Commission’s CTO, Ed Felten, just mentioned Twitter now supports Do Not Track. We applaud the FTC’s leadership on DNT.
— Twitter (@twitter) May 17, 2012
Mozilla has just revealed that Twitter has added support for Do Not Track functionality on their web app.
Do Not Track let users tell websites that they do not want them to track their online activities.
Mozilla Firefox has supported this feature for a while now.
Mozilla spoke about this new development:
We’re excited that Twitter now supports Do Not Track and global user adoption rates continue to increase, which signifies a big step forward for Do Not Track and the Web.
Current adoption rates of Do Not Track are 8.6% for desktop users and 19% for mobile users and we see the biggest adoption rates in The Netherlands, France and the United States.