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Twitter adds support for app-based two-factor authentication

Twitter adds support for app-based two-factor authentication
From TechCrunch - December 20, 2017

Twitter is rolling out an update to its platform security that will allow users to employ third-part authentication apps to receive a two-factor login authentication for their Twitter account. Twitter has offered two-factor for a long while now, but its used the less secure SMS-based verification method excessively until now.

The third-party app support means you can use tools like Google Authenticator, Authy or Duo Mobile to verify your login instead of SMSand all you need to get set up is a one-time verification from within your logged in about on the desktop using your mobile Twitter app, your phones camera, and a uniquely generated QR code to establish the connection between app and Twitter. For more info on how to get set up, check out Twitters official support document on the subject.

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