How To Increase Twitter Privacy


One of the earlier articles described how to turn off photo tagging in Twitter.

Besides that, Twitter privacy settings also provide control over various other settings like email discoverability, location settings, tailored Tweets and so on.

To do this, login to Twitter and click the gear icon on top right. Then select “Settings”.

Accessing Twitter settings

Go to “Security and privacy” tab.

Security and privacy tab in Twitter

Now, enable “Tweet privacy” and uncheck “Tweet location. Also click on “Delete all location information”.

setting protected tweets and turning off location

Next, uncheck “Discoverability”, “Personalization” and “Promoted content”.

turn off discoverability, promoted content and personalization

Finally hit “Save changes” for these settings to take effect.

Happy Tweeting.


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