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Twitter's SMS Two-Factor Authentication Is Melting Down

Twitter’s SMS Two-Factor Authentication Is Melting Down

Following two weeks of extreme chaos at Twitter, users are joining and fleeing the site in droves. More quietly, many are likely scrutinizing their accounts, checking their security settings, and downloading their data. But some users are reporting problems when they attempt to generate two-factor authentication codes over SMS—either the texts don’t come or they’re …

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Twitter's Ex-Election Chief Is Worried About the US Midterms

Twitter’s Ex-Election Chief Is Worried About the US Midterms

The staff shortages worry those monitoring the elections too. “I spoke to Elon Musk,” Jessica González, co-CEO of US media advocacy group Free Press, said at a press conference on Friday. “He promised to retain and enforce the election integrity measures that were on Twitter’s books before his takeover. With today’s mass layoffs, it’s clear …

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