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5 Things You Have to do In Facebook for Security

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Facebook is a social networking website that is used by almost every technical person these days.

In this criteria, many members create their Facebook profile just for fun and somebody to play with others profiles. To survive from these hackers and spammers we often search for methods to avoid being hacked and spammed.

5 Things For Facebook Security

In fact, I believe that there is no need for any separate methods to save our profile or information such as e-mail id or phone numbers which can cause any type of misuse if once they went into the wrong hands.

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So today I’m gonna share with you 5 tips on Facebook to stay safe. Check ’em out.

Don’t Add Complete Strangers:

Never add a person who is a complete stranger to you. Of-course Facebook is to connect with other people but Facebook itself says that it’s for connecting with your people not with strangers. So it is better to avoid them completely rather than regretting later for adding them and losing your info or profile.

Keep Your Information To Only Me or Personal Friends:

As you know that Facebook has a lot of text boxes with a lot of titles on it which asks you to provide your information. Well, there will be some information about you which can be public and no need for privacy for those.

But coming to information like E-Mail, Mobile Number, Facebook E-Mail, it’s very sensitive and should be revealed to our known members only. So keep information like these in “Only Me” mode or “Custom Mode” to your friends.

Never Open Facebook In Normal Browsers of Cafe Centers, Use In Incognito Window:

Facebook always tries to keep you safer but in some cases, the browsers do the whole damn thing. Sometimes even if you didn’t save your password it will log in as you when you open the same browser once after you closed it.

It doesn’t make any problem if it’s your PC but when you visit the internet centers and if you forgot to log out or if there is a power cut, the matter rises up.

So whenever you visit Facebook from other computers try opening the Incognito window of the browser (Contains this option in almost every browser) which never saves your cookies information on the PC. So even if you closed it accidentally you have to log in again. Safer right?

Enable Text Messages:

Enabling text messages to do a lot of favor to you. It sends messages to your Facebook inbox through text messages, sends login information and notifications.

Apart from messages and notifications, receiving login information is very helpful. Because even if somebody opens your account without your knowledge.

There is a chance you can log on to your account and you can change your password because you had received a text message on your mobile. You can enable this service by going to Facebook Mobile.

Don’t Click On Unknown Links or Zip Files:

Technology has developed to that point where there are some links and if you click on a certain link, the link collects all your cookies information and sends it to the person who sent the link.

And then he can easily access your account and you can’t even get to know. So, it’s better if you don’t click on any links that are sent by unknown members.

These days Zip files are also playing a big role in hacking. The intruders will just send you the zip files naming them as ‘Facebook new theme‘. Or something interesting, and when you download and extract it, GONE!

I even suggest you if you are asked to enter your password in non-facebook sites. Ignore them and I will suggest you change your password periodically.

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Howdy, I’m Varun Sharma. I’m an Engineer & Geek. I am a fan of technology, programming, and entrepreneurship. Also, an artist & full entertainer dose by nature.
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