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How to Disable Apps That Put Your Twitter Account at Risk

Dave LeClair 04-07-2016

How often have you logged into a website or service and signed in with your Twitter account How to Check If Your Twitter Password Has Leaked & What to Do Next Apparently over 32 million Twitter accounts and passwords have been leaked, according to TechCrunch. Learn how to see if your account is affected, and secure your account before it's too late. Read More , rather than entering a new username and password? It’s just quicker and easier.


But there’s a drawback: you’re giving account access to people who may or may not have the best intentions in mind for the long term.

I’m not trying to scare you away from logging into stuff with Twitter, but I am reminding you that you should go through and check out what has access to your account and revoke things you don’t want anymore.


First, click this link to your connected apps page (you must be logged into your Twitter account). Now, just scroll through the list and click Revoke Access to get rid of the ones you don’t want anymore. If you see something you haven’t used in a long time, that’s probably something that’s worth revoking.

How many apps did you have connected to your Twitter account How To Use Twitter Without Screwing Up Twitter can be a touch cryptic, and it's easy to make mistakes from time to time – even if you're a longtime user. Here are a few common mistakes, and how to avoid them. Read More (I had about 90, but I revoked it down for about 30)? Share in the comments!


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  1. Alexya Azhakesan
    February 7, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    its a great post. thanks for sharing. but i think privacy apps are also must needed apps for any user. i think leo privacy should also be on the list. its one of the best security apps available on playstore