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Strange Stuff Coming From Your Twitter Profile? Think You’ve Been Hacked? Check Your Apps! - AllTwitter

Strange Stuff Coming From Your Twitter Profile? Think You’ve Been Hacked? Check Your Apps! - AllTwitter | Better know and better use Social Media today (facebook, twitter...) | Scoop.it

If your Twitter profile has been behaving in a strange way and doing things like sending our tweets you didn’t write, following other users you didn’t authorise and telling everyone you know about the latest amazing diet tips and must-see celebrity nudity, chances are your account has been exploited.

But hold on. Ninety-nine times out of one hundred* on Twitter this doesn’t mean that you’ve been hacked. Instead, it’s far more probable that at some point in the past you have granted a third-party access to your Twitter profile. Which has gone on to do bad things.

And before you say, “Oh no I haven’t. What are you talking about Shea… are you mad?” there’s something you can do to check this out: you need to pay a visit to the Apps area on your profile settings.

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