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How to get a Twitter SMS verification

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What is Twitter?

Twitter is a social networking site that enables users to communicate with their followers by sending them quick messages known as tweets. Text, photos, videos, links, and other stuff can all be found in these tweets. Users have the option of following other users, and when they do, their timeline—a chronological feed of tweets from the folks they follow—begins to display their tweets. By Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams in March 2006, Twitter was developed. That same year, in July, it was made available to the general public. As of 2021, Twitter had more than 330 million active users, making it one of the most widely used social media sites worldwide. Celebrities, politicians, businesses, and organisations use Twitter to exchange information, interact with followers, and keep up with news and trends.

 

Why should I not use my phone number for Twitter?

There are a few reasons why you might want to avoid using your phone number to sign up for Twitter:

  1. Privacy concerns: When you provide your phone number to Twitter, it can be used for a variety of purposes, including account verification and two-factor authentication. However, it can also be used for targeted advertising or shared with third-party companies. If you're concerned about your privacy, you may want to avoid providing your phone number to Twitter.
  2. Security risks: Although two-factor authentication (2FA) can be an effective way to secure your Twitter account, using your phone number for 2FA can also create security risks. For example, if someone gains access to your phone number, they may be able to reset your password or gain access to your account.
  3. Sim swapping: Another security risk associated with using your phone number for Twitter is the possibility of sim swapping. Sim swapping is a type of phone fraud where someone convinces your mobile carrier to transfer your phone number to a new SIM card, allowing them to gain access to your accounts.

In general, it's a good idea to limit the amount of personal information you share online and to take steps to protect your online accounts from unauthorised access. If you're concerned about the security or privacy implications of providing your phone number to Twitter, you may want to consider using an alternative method of account verification, such as using SMSPool SMS verification services.

 

Step-by-step tutorial on how to create a Twitter account:

  1. Download the Twitter app on your mobile device or go to the Twitter website.
  2. Click on the "Create account" button.
  3. Enter your name and phone number in the appropriate fields.

You can get a free Twitter SMS verification from SMSPool. The paid phone numbers work the best. If you don't know how to get a paid phone number; please read our guide on how to get a paid SMS verification below.

 

Getting a phone number for Twitter.

  1. Go to SMSPool.com make an account and locate the ‘Order’ button under the ‘Main’ category in the menu on the left hand side.

  1. The left table is where you order your phone number. Select your desired phone number location, for the tutorial we will be using a UK number. After this, underneath ‘Stock’, look up Twitter. After selecting both, click ‘Quick Purchase’ at the bottom.

  1. After ordering your number, it should pop up under ‘Pending SMS’

  1. Enter the phone number on Twitter and click the send code.

  1. After clicking the ‘Next step’ button, it should prompt you to enter a verification code. Looking back to SMSPool, the status of the order should say ‘Completed’ and under ‘Code’ the verification code for Twitter should be there.

  1. Enter the verification code on Twitter, and click next. That should be it!

 

  1. Click on "Sign up" to create your account.
  2. Set up your profile by adding a profile picture, bio, and cover image.
  3. Start following other users and tweeting to begin using Twitter.

That's it! You now have a Twitter account linked to your mobile number.

 

 

Why didn’t I receive a SMS verification?

  • If your device/IP is reported for creating too many accounts, try another device or IP.
  • For spam, either the IP or you have been ghost banned.
  • The phone number is unrelated to where you live; for instance, a Russian phone number has a lower likelihood of working in the US than a US phone number.

To conclude

In conclusion, Twitter is a well-known social networking site that enables users to communicate with their followers by sharing brief tweets. Users have the option to enter their phone numbers during the registration process for a Twitter account to verify their identity. However, utilising a phone number for account verification raises privacy and security issues, including the possibility of targeted advertising, sim swapping, and unauthorised account access. Thankfully, there are different ways to verify an account, including by email address and using third-party authentication apps. SMSpool is one such third-party business that offers SMS account verification services. A safe and dependable method of account verification is provided by SMSpool, which doesn't compromise user security or privacy. Users can benefit from account verification without being concerned about the security issues connected with providing their phone number by using SMSpool's SMS verification service. Users may feel secure knowing that their accounts and personal information are safe with SMSpool. So, if you're seeking a simple and secure approach to verify your online accounts, think about using SMSpool.


 

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