Recently, Facebook is called as the best social network in the world. However, the more Facebook got popular, security threat to Facebook account is also higher. To overcome this, Facebook has done a security feature improvement. What are those features? Follow these tips to improve your Facebook security by using various features which have been given by Facebook optimally!
1. Enable https encryption method
For you who haven’t been familiar with the terms, https is abbreviation of Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, this is a world wide web protocol which its security is guaranteed since it has encryption method which made you possible to avoid malware when accessing certain website. To activate this feature in your Facebook, you just have to go to Account Settings > Security and enabling the Secure Browsing (https) option.
2. Enable Login Notification option
By enabling this option, then Facebook will give notification via email about wherever your account login. So, you can find out if there’s an effort to login to your account from unknown device (not your device). You just have to go to Account Settings > Security and enable your “Login Notifications” feature.
3. Set Your Privacy Setting
This feature will help you set your privacy of your Facebook account. If you don’t want to share things you considered as personal things, then this feature will make you possible to set it. You’d just have to click on Account > Privacy Settings then started set whatever you want other people to see in your account related with your profile, image, post, etc. you can also choose to block certain person or also certain application by this feature.
4. Overcome Facebook Scam
Scam is an effort to ‘seduce’ you to spend money with certain profit offers. Many people do this in your wall, even probably your own fried (if their account was hacked). To avoid this, you need to learn ways to overcome Scam.
5. Use strong password
Always use strong password! If you still confuse about how to create a strong password.
6. Add security questions in your account
Security question will help you doing verification to your account when someone tried (or had) hacked your account. To add security questions, you’d just have to click Account Settings > Security > then click on Security Question. Select security question and fill in the answer. If this option isn’t out, it means you have set this option before.
7. Check whether your Facebook account is hacked or not
How to find out if your Facebook account has been logged by other person? Check in Active session part in your Facebook account. There would be notification about wherefrom your Facebook account logged-in. So, if you didn’t recognized the place or device used to login to your Facebook account, it means that your Facebook account is hacked. Beware! Take prevention step by changing password!
By the tips above, you will be able to improve your Facebook account security. It is important since related with possibility of your Facebook account is used by other person to do scam to your friends, or also possible threat to your other sensitive data.
Facebook Ain’t Save Anymore? Here Are Tips to Secure Your Facebook Account!