Sat. Apr 1st, 2023

4 hours in the past, Platformer’s Zoe Schiffer tweeted a scoop: Twitter would start charging for SMS two-factor authentication.

Now, it’s official: It’s important to pay for the privilege of utilizing Twitter’s worst type of authentication. In truth, in the event you don’t begin paying for Twitter Blue ($8 a month on Android; $11 a month on iOS) or change your account to make use of a much more dependable authenticator app or bodily safety key, Twitter will merely flip off your 2FA after March twentieth.

I do know which one I’d select.

That’s how Twitter is making an attempt to justify this modification, too, however I wouldn’t be shocked if there’s a less complicated cause: it prices cash to ship SMS messages, and Twitter doesn’t have some huge cash proper now. The corporate had been phasing out SMS even earlier than Elon Musk took over.

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