How to delete your Twitter account

About Twitter

Twitter is a social networking website. It was founded in 2006 by founders, Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams. The headquarters are located in San Francisco, CA but there are over 20 offices across the world. The Executive Chairman is Omid R. Kordestani. Jack Dorsey is the CEO of Twitter. Twitter is a publicly-traded company and is a billion-dollar company. There are over 300 million Twitter users.

Twitter is a free social media website. Signing up on the website only takes about five minutes. You will be required to enter basic details, such as your name, email address, or phone number, and desired username. You will then be able to edit your profile with a profile picture and a brief biography. Unlike most social media websites, you do not have “friends” on Twitter, but people can “follow” you, and you can do the same with them. When you follow someone, you are able to see their content, which is what Twitter calls “tweets”. Tweets are basically things that are on your mind that you want to post about. Originally, the tweet limit was 140 characters, but the limit was raised to 280 characters. According to Pear Analytics, over 40% of tweets are pointless babble, 37.6% of tweets are controversial, 8.7% of tweets are pass-along value, 5.9% of tweets are self-promotion, 3.8% of tweets are spam, and 3.6% of tweets are news. Twitter also has something called “Trending Topics”, which are commonly discussed topics on Twitter. You can upload photos and videos on Twitter. You can also use GIFs in your tweets. Businesses are also allowed to purchase advertising on Twitter, enabling their brand to be shown on users’ timelines.

If you would like to delete your Twitter account, we have put together some steps for you to follow to do so.

Some Account Information You Might Need

We’ve found that the following information might be needed when you use the below methods to cancel.
Email Address

How to Cancel Twitter by Login

Step 1. Navigate your internet browser to
Step 2. You’ll need to login with Username or Email Address and Password
Step 3. Click on Your Icon in the top right corner
Step 4. Click on “Settings and Privacy”
Step 5. By scrolling down, find “Deactivate your account”
Step 6. Fill out the page with your information where it requested to do so
Step 7. Retain the confirmation information you’re given
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42 thoughts on “How to delete your Twitter account”

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  2. How can I remove my Twitter account permanently. Here is my situation: 1. I don´t remember my password anymore. 2. I don´ t remember my e-mail address to which I’ve sent my contact information if password’s missing. (The new account has been made also two years ago and in being drunk – and not used since then). 3. The situation is hopless – The account with unpleasant pictures of me has been there now for two years. I made the account when I was drunk and I can’t rememeber much else of that night. So there are these pictures which are capturing my social life and for example, job-hunting, school in social means and the reputation in the future. In according to the civil rights, am I foced to live in prison for the rest of my life because of what I did almost like by mistake in the past. Why doesn’t Twitter support and maintenance take care things like that? I red from somewhere that the account is removed automatically if it’s not used for half year. In my case, the punishment still goes on and on….for 2 years exactly right now. What the hell should I do. If someone could remove the account, I’d give my little finger for that action. It would be a salvation, a new start to my life. Please help the hopeless!

  3. I have a very old account. And I already forgot my yahoo/gmail account. I also forget my password and email on twitter? the thing is I could search it on google with my personal name. Is it possible that twitter would delete my account itself without logging in anymore?

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