Don't Get Scammed by 'Time on Tweeter' App
If you're curious about how much time you spend on Twitter, you're certainly not going to find the answer in the "Time on Tweeter" app.
Time on Tweeter is a rogue app that promises to show users how many hours they've spent logged into their Twitter accounts. The scam is currently spreading via Twitter posts that read, I have spent 11.6 hours on Twitter. How much have you? Find out here.
Clicking the shortened URL takes users to a page that asks permission to access their personal data, and then directs users to a survey that generates revenue for the online scammers, according to the security firm Sophos.
The scam then reposts the initial "11.6 hours" message from your account, enabling it to quickly spread throughout Twitter.
No matter how enticing the offer, Sophos experts urge social networkers to "always think twice before allowing a third-party app to have access to your Twitter account."