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Secure Twitter Account - Web and Mobile App


Secure Twitter Account Configurations

Why make a Secure Twitter Account?

A secure Twitter account account is essential for personal cybersecurity as it helps protect your online identity and prevents unauthorized access. By configuring the privacy and security settings, enabling strong authentication methods, and being cautious of phishing attempts, you can safeguard sensitive information, maintain privacy, and mitigate the risk of identity theft or malicious activity associated with your Twitter account.


Key settings to adjust

  • Two Factor Authentication

  • Limiting who can view your account and send you DMs

  • Turning off personalized ads

  • Turning off sharing with "Third Parties" and "Business Partners"

  • Turning off location sharing


How To Set Configuration Settings - Web Version

Login to Twitter and navigate to “Settings and Support” and select “Settings and privacy”

Navigate to the following sections:


Security and Account Access
  • Select “Security,” then select “Two-factor authentication” and choose how you want to receive your security codes.

  • Select “Additional password protection” and toggle on

Privacy and Safety
  • Select “Audience and tagging,” then select “Protect your Tweets” and turn off “Photo tagging.”

  • Select “Direct Messages,” then toggle off “Allow message requests from everyone.”

  • Select “Ads preferences,” then toggle off “Personalized ads”

  • Select “Inferred Identity,” then toggle off “Personalize based on your inferred identity.”

  • Select “Data sharing with business partners,” then toggle off “Allow additional information sharing with business partners”

  • Select “Location information,” then toggle off “Personalize based on places you’ve been; Personalize based on the precise location.“


How To Set Configuration Settings - Mobile Version

Open the Twitter App, then tap your profile picture and select “Settings and privacy”

Navigate to the following sections:


Security and Account Access

  • Select “Security,” then select “Two-factor authentication” and choose how you want to receive your security codes.

  • Toggle on "Password reset protect"

  • Select “Apps and sessions,” then delete any third party apps

  • Select “Connected accounts,” then disconnect any connected accounts

Privacy and Safety
  • Select “Audience and tagging,” then select “Protect your Tweets” and turn off “Photo tagging.”

  • Select “Direct Messages,” then toggle off “Allow message requests from everyone.”

  • Select “Ads preferences,” then toggle off “Personalized ads”

  • Select “Inferred Identity,” then toggle off “Personalize based on your inferred identity.”

  • Select “Data sharing with business partners,” then toggle off “Allow additional information sharing with business partners”

  • Select “Location information,” then toggle off “Personalize based on places you’ve been; Personalize based on the precise location.“


See More From 360 Privacy

Prioritizing the security of your Twitter account is a crucial step in maintaining personal cybersecurity. By implementing robust security measures, staying vigilant against potential threats, and staying informed about the latest best practices, you can safeguard your digital identity and online presence. For more comprehensive security guides and expert advice, visit 360 Privacy and explore their extensive resources to further enhance your personal cybersecurity defenses.


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