Twitter kills SMS-based tweeting in most countries

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witter announced today that it has turned off the Twitter via SMS service because of security concerns, a service which allowed the social network’s users to tweet using text messages since its early beginnings.

“We want to continue to help keep your account safe,” the company’s support account tweeted earlier today. 

“We’ve seen vulnerabilities with SMS, so we’ve turned off our Twitter via SMS service, except for a few countries.”

However, as the company added, Twitter users will still be able to use “important SMS messages” to log in onto the platform and to manage their accounts.

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