How to customize settings for your new account
When you create an account for Twitter, you may be asked to customize your Twitter experience. Depending on your country and the information you provide when you create your account, you may see the following settings in the account creation experience.
Let others find your Twitter account by your email address or phone number
Often the best connections on Twitter are with people you already know. In order to help you make those connections, Twitter may use your email address or phone number to help others find your account. You can enable or disable this feature by using your email and phone number discoverability privacy settings. Learn more about those settings here.
Receive email about your Twitter activity and recommendations
Twitter is where you can see what’s happening in the world right now. In order to keep you informed about activity related to your Twitter account and provide recommendations of what’s most relevant or popular in the moment, Twitter may send emails to you. You can control whether Twitter will send you emails about your Twitter activity and recommendations by adjusting your email preferences. As part of providing the Twitter service, we may need to send you certain communications, such as service announcements and administrative messages. Learn more about your email preferences here.
Receive personalized ads based on your activity off Twitter
Twitter works with ads partners and affiliates to bring you more useful and interesting ads on and off Twitter. Twitter’s ad partners and affiliates share information directly with us, and may integrate our advertising technology to enable Twitter to collect similar information directly from their websites or apps. Your personalized ads setting controls whether Twitter uses this data to show you interest-based advertising on and off Twitter, and also controls whether Twitter will use data about your activity on Twitter to show you interest-based advertising off Twitter. Learn more about your privacy controls for personalized ads here.
After you finish creating an account on Twitter, you can always review and modify these and other settings through your account settings, available on twitter.com, Twitter for iOS, and Twitter for Android.