Twitter enables third-party sign up with Apple and Google

Twitter has currently enabled third-party sign up which allows its users to directly create an account with either their Google account or their Apple ID. However, the option to use their Apple ID support is currently available on iOS only, it is not visible on MACs even.


Twitter from its official Support account tweeted the following – “Sign on with ease and start scrolling your timeline. Now, when you log in or sign up to join the conversation on Twitter, you have the option to use: Your Google Account on the app and on web Or your Apple ID on iOS, and soon on web.

A user account will directly be created on signing up with a third party account. While creating an account with Google, users can use the same profile picture as their Google account, as per the report.

Besides this, Twitter has also announced a new collaboration with the Associated Press (AP) and Reuters as an expansion in its efforts to “identify and elevate” credible information on the platform.

Under this program, Twitter’s expert team will amplify its capacity to add reliable context to conversations happening on the platform.

This will includes more Twitter trends with contextual descriptions and reliable links, contextualizing developing trends at pace with or in anticipation of the public conversation and feedback for Twitter’s ‘Birdwatch’ feature from AP and Reuters. Its initial focus will be on English-language content.

In a blog post, the social media giant informed that “The scope of this program is independent of the work Twitter’s trust & safety teams do to determine whether Tweets are in violation of the Twitter rules. AP and Reuters will not be involved in enforcement decisions.

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