Twitter changed the authentication method from Password to OAuth. This means any third-party need authentication via Twitter to access your Twitter account, and you can see a list of all third-party Twitter apps, which need authentication. Especially this will remove your hassle of sharing username and password to any app and increase the security of your account.
If some application turns out to be spammy, you can always remove it from your Twitter account setting page. In this post, I will share how you can check which all apps has access to your Twitter account and how you can revoke access from it within one click:
Login to your Twitter account and go to Settings > Apps <Link>
You will see a list of all apps which has access to your Twitter account, review all the applications that you are using and click on revoke access that you wish to remove.
This is a small tip but very useful to keep your Twitter account safe and secure. Do let us know what else do you use to keep your Twitter account secure?
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