Millions of people are worried about their online safety now that Twitter is charging users $8 (about N6,184) each month for two-factor authentication, which helps to secure accounts from hackers. Only paying customers will be able to utilise SMS messages as a means of protecting their accounts, according to a recent announcement by the tech giant. See more details below.
Twitter will charge users SMS two-factor authentication
If you’re currently using text-based two-factor authentication to secure your Twitter account — and if you’re also not forking over $8/month at the moment (if you’re on an Android device) to subscribe to Twitter Blue ($11/month for iOS users) — Twitter has confirmed that it will simply turn off your SMS-based authentication in very short order. See more details below.