How to Protect Tweets on Twitter

In this article, you will learn how to make your Tweets on Twitter "protected". This means that only people who follow you will be able to view your Tweets. When you have this setting on, you also must approve new followers before they are permitted to follow you. If you do not have this setting turned on, then your Tweets are public and viewable by anyone.

1. Go to

2. Log in to your account

3. Go to top right hand side on the black bar on top. Go to where it says your username and click on the arrow pointing down. Click on settings.

Twitter Settings

4. Now you should be on your settings page. Scroll down until you see "Tweet Privacy." Check the box that says "Protect my tweets" and your tweets won't be available to anyone but your followers.

Protect Tweets

5. Click Save at the bottom of the page.

6. You have successfully protected your tweets.