The term “Profile Spy” is currently trending on Twitter due to rogue tweets being sent without user consent.

The Tweets take the form of :

Wow! See who viewed your twitter with Profile Spy <link to app>

There is no way to track who viewed your Twitter profile, this is purely a scam to generate traffic.


If you think your account has been compromised by the app, follow these instructions to revoke access.

Log into Twitter via the web then click on your profile name at the top right and select “Settings”



Click on the “Connections” tab



Find the Profile Spy app and then click on the “Revoke” button:



The app will no longer be able to send Tweets on your behalf now.

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