Top 25 Facebook Security Tips To Protect Your Account And Privacy

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In the internet savvy world today, social media awareness has increased to a great extent. Lots of lots of users (both young and aged) have begun to use social media accounts to share their updates and pictures with a lot of contacts (known & unknown). Due to the wide scope of use, almost all social media accounts are prone to security threats. Facebook is one of the most used social media sites today. Here are 25 tips that you need to follow if you want to protect your Facebook privacy and account, without the fear of tech-culprits hacking your accounts.

1. Double authentication

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You can opt for double authentication or a two-factor authentication as known in the technical language. Through this system, you can log in successfully to your account only when your type in the verification code that comes as a text message on your mobile. By the help of this extra protection, you can prevent hackers from accessing your account.

2. Manage your timeline

To see how your timeline looks like to your friends, click on the “View As” option found as one of the drop-down menus on your profile (towards the right side). Click on that and check how your account looks like to a friend. This way, you can double check that any embarrassing pictures or posts are deleted upfront before it comes to anybody’s notice.

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3. Privacy policy

When you create an account on Facebook, it displays the privacy policy on screen and asks you whether you agree to the same. Most of us have no time or patience to read through the lengthy policy and simply click on “Accept,” However, it is important to read through the rules and be informed so that you have no regrets later on.

4. Customise list of contacts

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When you don’t want to share all your posts with all your contacts, you can follow a simple solution – make a group of your friends. Segregate family members in a group called “family”, office friends as “office”, college friends as “college” and so on. Through this method, you can share pictures and posts only with the relevant groups on your contact list.

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5. Logging out

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Once you have finished browsing your Facebook account, always log out of the site for security issues. When you just click on the X sign above, the next person will automatically get connected to your account when he/she opens this site. Your account can get hacked easily in this manner. This security step is very important when you log in to your Facebook account from a web centre or public computer.

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