Twitter Lets Users Opt for Security Keys as Their Sole Form of Two-Factor Authentication

The social network enabled the use of multiple physical security keys in March


Twitter is now allowing users to opt for security keys as their only form of two-factor authentication.

The social network said in a blog post that users can now enroll one or more security keys as their sole 2FA method, recognizing that not everyone is able to use a backup 2FA method or willing to share their phone number with Twitter.

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Twitter added the option for people to use security keys as one of several 2FA options in 2018, but it only worked for the desktop site, not its mobile applications, and users were required to have another form of 2FA enabled.

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