"@JumboPrivacy @DoNotPayLaw, & @ToSDR show that solutions [to complicated terms & conditions] are possible," & help make sense of data privacy.
But @adamndsmith asks, "If these small companies can do it, why can't the big ones?" https://www.pcmag.com/news/370223/i-agree-to-the-terms-and-conditions-one-of-the-largest-li
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1175043685911801857
We're hiring Engineers, People Ops, and User Insights positions. If you know someone who is eager to help raise the standard of trust online, spread the word!
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1174677018216030208
"People who don’t have your best interest at heart will exploit your data to further their own agenda. Privacy matters because the lack of it gives others power over you."
@carissaveliz eloquently explains the fallacy of the "nothing to hide" argument. https://aeon.co/essays/privacy-matters-because-it-empowers-us-all
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1174318909786329089
New @privacyint report: "many mental health websites don’t take the privacy of their visitors as seriously as they should" like "depression tests that share your answers with third parties."
Beware and use our tracker blocker ( https://duckduckgo.com/app)!
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1173956520788353026
With more and more demand from users for privacy protection tools, we're pleased to see increased attention on standards that web developers can use to ensure privacy by design. https://twitter.com/techcrunch/status/1171775811747307523
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1173574496906702849
If you still use Gmail, Google can scan your emails to track & keep full history of what you buy online. Yikes.
@michaelgroth recommends switching to one of these privacy-first email providers:
• @Runbox https://www.fastcompany.com/90392612/these-4-gmail-alternatives-put-your-privacy-first
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1173231748639002624
You may be racking up rewards w/your credit card, but is it racking up your data in the process?
@geoffreyfowler explains where data goes when you swipe, how to opt out of data-sharing, & why the new Apple Card is the best privacy option on the market. https://beta.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/08/26/spy-your-wallet-credit-cards-have-privacy-problem
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1172869358734979072
Facebook is trying to keep you & your data in their multiverse, so be sure you complete all the steps in this guide from @OpticSwerve to truly #DeleteFacebook, and not just deactivate your account.
Then spread the word to your friends & family 😇
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1172506977940979712
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Google is trying to justify "why Chrome is so far behind [...] in offering privacy protections" with false claims that blocking tracking cookies is bad for privacy.
Researchers @jonathanmayer & @random_walker set the record straight:
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1172144582517284865
“You type in your most private thoughts into your search engine — your medical financial, and any other kind of problem you have.”
More from our CEO @yegg on why we need alternatives to collect-it-all business models, on the IRL podcast from @firefox. https://irlpodcast.org/season5/episode7/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1171782197856088065
When everyone underestimates you because your brand logo looks cute, but then you end up competing with giants, serving 45M daily searches, blocking trackers across the net like a boss, and having fun in the process. 🦆
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1171419815388549125
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"60% [of Americans] now bar mobile apps from accessing the camera, GPS data, & contact list on their phones... half protect their online accounts w/2FA," says @ConsumerReports.
They suggest @duckduckgo, @ProtonMail, & @signalapp to safeguard your data. https://www.consumerreports.org/privacy/privacy-tools-that-help-you-protect-your-personal-data/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1171057421638406144
By default Gmail is scanning your bills for use in Google Search when you type in 'when should I pay a bill'
@ourmaninjapan says, “if they’re collecting this, what else are they collecting...?" 🤔
@alixlangone on how to turn it off: http://money.com/money/5652229/when-should-i-pay-my-bill-google/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1170695030685753345
Sure, you've spread the word to #ComeToTheDuckSide online, but did you know that you can actually wear your DuckDuckGo pride?
Shop DuckDuckGo stickers, t-shirts, & more in our online store: https://duckduckgo.merchmadeeasy.com
*U.S. shipping only for now — sorry (looking for global options)
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1170332646469246976
The Information Commissioner's Office (UK) declared real-time ad buying, based on "highly detailed profiles," doesn't comply w/GDPR.
@thekatbarnett explains, saying, "Consumers have a right to know where their data is going & how it is being handled." https://jaxenter.com/rtb-privacy-risk-160864.html
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1169970257534083074
Pleased to say we have all our ducks in a row once more and our private search results are back to normal. Apologies for the inconvenience.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1169937570345545728
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Smart assistant companies don't make it clear that there are real people behind the devices that may be listening in on you to help train them.
"The good news is that there are steps we can take," says @bxchen. His tips for protecting your data from Alexa, Siri, and Google Home. https://twitter.com/bxchen/status/1164191757552066560
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1169607461642391552
Hi all. We're currently experiencing issues with our search results, in particular image search.
Thank you for your patience while we try to get things back to normal as soon as possible.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1169550826584412161
Which DuckDuckGo Search bonus feature (besides privacy and results) do you like best?
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1169263934471360512
A deep dive into a bunch of anti-surveillance tech products by @thejoelstein including DuckDuckGo. Our mobile browser and desktop browser extension go a long way to simply get you private browsing and search without sacrifice: https://duckduckgo.com/app https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-08-08/i-tried-hiding-from-silicon-valley-in-a-pile-of-privacy-gadgets
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1168883091114475521
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