|[good] Widget Data is kept a maximum of 10 days (and opt-out)||Hugo Roy||6/15/12 8:21 AM|
This is a big difference with Facebook's equivalent "Social Plugins"
Not only the data is kept for 0day up to 17 days, but there's also an opt-out mechanism!
|Twitter supports "do not track" DNT was: Re: [good] Widget Data is kept a maximum of 10 days (and opt-out)||Hugo Roy||6/20/12 8:31 AM|
Twitter Supports “Do Not Track”
"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."
"When you turn on DNT in your browser, we stop collecting the
information that allows us to tailor Twitter based on your recent visits
to websites that have integrated our buttons or widgets. Specifically,
we remove from your browser the unique cookie that links your browser to
visits to websites in the Twitter ecosystem. We then cannot provide
tailored suggestions for you. For more on how this works, see our
So this is originally what I referred to as:
"Widget Data is kept a maximum of 10 days (and opt-out)"
I'll modify the data point accordingly
|Re: Twitter supports "do not track" DNT was: Re: [good] Widget Data is kept a maximum of 10 days (and opt-out)||Ian McGowan||6/24/13 11:32 AM|
This is extremely important in my book. Anything where a service explicitly states any kind of opt-out method for tracking/etc. should be pointed out to users. Definitely keep on the site.