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Twitter is not privacy-friendly at all and is known for gathering a host of information about you. This information includes:
Once your information is collected, Twitter may use it for advertising. The social network recently unveiled that your information will be utilized for advertising purposes. This means that your information collected by Twitter will be used to show you targeted ads.
Apparently, Twitter is safe for use. However, the social network compromises your privacy and security making you vulnerable to external threats by hackers and cybercriminals. For example, a hacker can learn a lot more about you by checking out your tweets on Twitter. They can use this information to harm you and hack into your accounts or devices.
Cyberstalkers also use this information to monitor your daily activities and gather enough information so they can blackmail you or harm you in any manner.
Deleting your Twitter account means losing all those precious tweets, information and memories you’ve been posting on Twitter. The good news is that you can download your Twitter archive easily before deleting your account. Here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: Visit https://www.twitter.com/ and log in using your username and password.
Step 2: In the top-right corner of your browser, click your profile picture and then head to Settings
Step 3: After scrolling to the bottom of the page, click “Deactivate my account.”
Step 4: Read all of the information on this page and click “Deactivate
Step 5: To confirm the deletion, enter your Twitter password and click “Deactivate account.”
Done! You’ve now deleted your Twitter account for good!
Regardless of which Android device you use, the steps for deactivating Twitter account remains same. Here’s how you can deactivate it:
If you wish to deactivate your Twitter account on your iPad or iPhone, follow these steps:
No. Simple deactivation won’t delete your account permanently- not at least for 30 days.
Therefore, if you change your mind before 30 days, you can always save your Twitter account from permanent deletion.