How to Change Privacy And Safety Settings On Twitter

People often share potentially sensitive content on Twitter that some users may not want to see. Here, sensitive content refers to something that contains nudity or violence. Twitter recommends users to label their content as sensitive when they share such content.

When you label your content as potentially sensitive, other users may see a warning sign before seeing it. However, they can see the content if they are okay with seeing it after confirmation.

You may face difficulties if you regularly share sensitive content without properly labeling them. For Instance, Twitter has the power to permanently classify your account as a potentially sensitive account. So, it is a wise decision to correctly label the content you share on Twitter to prevent this from ever happening to your account.

In this article, we have explained how you can easily do so by changing your privacy and safety settings on Twitter.

How to Change Privacy and Safety Settings On Twitter App?

Below is a step-by-step guide to help you change your Privacy and Safety settings on the Twitter App.

Step 1: Open the Twitter app on your Android or iPhone and tap your profile icon in the top-left corner of the app screen.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap the Settings and privacy option.

Step 3: Select Privacy and safety.

Step 4: Tap Your Tweets.

Step 5: Press the toggle button next to the text “Mark media you Tweet as containing material that may be sensitive”. The button will turn blue when you tap it.

When you enable this option, people will see a warning when they visit your profile. This will let them know that your profile may include sensitive content. After that. it’s their choice to see the content shared by you.

However, the warning will not appear to users who have opted for seeing the potentially sensitive content.

How to Change Privacy and Safety Settings on Twitter Web (Desktop)?

Step 1: Log in to using a web browser.

Step 2: Click More on the left panel of the screen. It will appear as three dots in a circle.

Step 3: Click Settings and privacy.

Step 4: Select Privacy and safety, then Your Tweets.

Step 5: Check the box next to the text that says “Mark media you tweet as having material that may be sensitive”.

This was all about changing your account’s Privacy and Safety Settings on Twitter.

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