Twitter Finally Gets Two-Factor Authentication To Keep Accounts From Getting Hacked


Along with an update for its Mac app, Twitter announced today that it is introducing a new security feature to protect accounts against hackings. Twitter’s new two-factor authentification feature should help reduce the number of hacked accounts that have plagued the service recently.

To set up the new two-factor authentification feature on your account, log in and go to your Account Settings page. From there you can choose to require a verification code when you sign in, and add a phone number to your account.

The whole process takes about a minute, but if you get lost, Twitter made this handy video to help you out: