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May 18, 2012 10:25 AM IST | Source: Tech2.com

Twitter adds 'Do Not Track' feature

Twitter announced a new feature for new users, which allowed the microblogging service to dig into the user's ...

Twitter announced a new feature for new users, which allowed the microblogging service to dig into the user's browsing history to recommend people to follow. The company announced in a blog post that they generally recommend the same people to follow to all new users. However, someone who is into cooking may not want to follow the same people that someone who likes football would follow. Twitter has launched a few experiments to remedy the situation. For one, new users might see a list of people that Twitter recommends they follow along with a few selected tweets from those accounts. This experiment is not available to everyone and Twitter says that if you are part of the experiment, you'll find a Twitter that's more relevant to you right from when you sign up.

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