Tag: Privacy

Twitter Android app will track your installed apps for more ad revenue

Twitter, Oh Twitter. The giant social media outlet is planning to "help you build a more personal Twitter experience" in an upcoming update for the Android app. They will so do so thanks to what they call the "App Graph." This will allow them to track your downloaded apps to learn about your interests. Don't get ...

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What is Carrier IQ after all?

Carrier IQ has been all over the news lately and if you haven't heard about it yet, it's a software that is installed in smartphones, phones and tablets. It has for purpose to store everything mobile users do with their devices including browsing history, text messages and then sends it to the carrier for ...

Android Market app update allows opting out of interest-based ads

There's a new setting option that is available in the latest version of the Android Market app that will allow you to opt-out of interest-based ads. Basically, by opting out, you won't receive targeted ads on your phone or tablet. Google serves up targeted ads to you based on the websites that you visit. This does ...

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