Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers.
The United States Federal Trade Commission has endorsed DNT as a simple way for users to inform integrated web services which offer content across the Internet (such as buttons, widgets, and other embedded features) that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected across websites when they have not interacted with that service's content on the page.
The DNT browser setting is now supported by recent versions of major browsers, including Firefox 5+, Internet Explorer 9+, and Safari 5.1+. If you are using Chrome 17.0 or higher, there is a third-party extension that enables DNT.
We are committed to providing you with meaningful choices about the information we collect to improve your Twitter experience. We support DNT for our test of the tailored suggestions feature. Here’s how:
Further, we respect DNT preferences by turning off tailored suggestions by default in the following circumstances:
If you want to learn more about the benefits of tailored suggestions, learn more or preview your suggestions with DNT turned off. If you’ve had DNT enabled recently, it may take a day or two to get your suggestions.
Below are a few examples of where to find the DNT settings in major web browsers. These implementations are evolving, and you should check the help pages of your browser for more details.
If you are using Firefox 5:
If you are using Internet Explorer 9:
If you are using Safari 5.1:
If you are using Chrome 17.0 or higher, there is a third-party extension that enables DNT: