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I would be demanding that my carrier provided me with a new fit-for-purpose phone number! The current only has clearly been vandalised by someone/something, and it should not be my responsibility to fix it.
Twitter's help pages have some info on this: My email, phone number, or username is already in use How is my phone number associated with another Twitter account? but their only real answer for your question is this part: Still need help? Contact Support. I suggest you do that. Alternatively, ask your phone service provider to change your new phone ...
Short answer The described behaviour is by design. There isn't a setting to disable it. In Google words... From  Hangouts are synced automatically across devices, so you can start a Hangout on your computer and continue on another device, like your phone. References Getting started with Hangouts - Hangouts Help Get Google Voice texts &...
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