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You Will Need
- Twitter account
Look for tweets you didn't post
Look for any tweets from your Twitter account that you didn't post. Hacked accounts may post unwanted tweets to your followers.
Check your direct messages
Go to your direct messages and click on the Sent tab. Look for any messages from your Twitter account that you did not send.
Look for unapproved behaviors
See if your Twitter account has you following, unfollowing, or blocking people, or any other account behaviors that you did not set up.
Check your e-mail account. Did you get a notification from Twitter that you changed the e-mail address on your account when you haven't changed it? This would indicate that your account has been hacked.
Remember if you gave away your password
Think about if you gave your password to third-party sites or applications. If you gave your password to a malicious third-party, there is a good chance your account has been hacked.
Correct the problem
Correct the problem. Change your password. Go to your Account Settings and click the Connections tab. Revoke access for any third-party applications you don't want. Follow the safe tweeting suggestions provided by Twitter to keep your account protected in the future.