Already we saw 5 important security tips to our Facebook account in Part 1. Now we see next 10 security tips to our Facebook account. Few tips may already you know but few tips new to you! Check the all tips with your Facebook Account and calculate the score out of 15.
6) CHANGE PASSWORD
Change the password if you feel anyone trying to hack your account. If you activated Login notifcation, you will receive the alert login notification if you not try to login means change the password. If your password should contain Caps, Small, Numbers and special character is better.
7) USING PRIVATE BROWSING / INCOGNITO MODE
Whenever you need to login Facebook in public places, wifi, Browsing centers etc use Private Browsing / Incognito mode in browsers. It will provide more safe! Don't Offer the browsers to save password and don't check the checkbox 'keep me signed in'
8) TWO STEP VERIFICATION
Activate Two step verification. You should enter your password and code send by Facebook when you try to login. It will provided supberb security to our Facebook. But this feature is not available to few members currently!
9) DON'T SHARE YOUR PHONE NUMBER
Completely avoid sharing your phone number with your friends. Else you will receive some unwanted alerts like an advertisement etc continuously! To disable it, Navigate to Account - Account Settings - Mobile - Remove the tick from 'share my phone number with my friends'
10) PROHIBIT YOUR PROFILE APPEARING ON SEARCH ENGINE RESULTS
Appearing your profile on search engine results also leads to hack your profiles. To disable it, Navigate to Accounts - Privacy Settings - Click Edit settings next to Apps and websites - Again click Edit Settings next to Public search - Disable it
11) PROHIBIT THE INFORMATION YOUR FRIENDS CAN SHARE ABOUT YOU
By title, no need to explain about effects what you will get. Navigate to Account - P rivacy settings –> apps and websites . Click on edit settings , find ‘ How people bring your info to apps they use ‘ and click on edit settings . Remove the tick from unnecessary things to prevent access .
12) STOP UPLOADING YOUR PHOTOS
Completely avoid uploading your photos, family photos etc in Facebook publicly. Otherwise its lead to various types of problem. If you like to share your photo with your friends means, read next security tip.
13) FACEBOOK GROUPS
Facebook provides the feature called groups. Here you can able to create 3 types of group. Open, Closed and Secret. Create a group in 'Secret' and share your photos with your friends. In secret group, only member of the group can able to see the photos , post etc. Its give more secure! This is best way to share your photos! Here connect your know friends and share your photos!
14) BEFORE YOU SHARE ANYTHING ON FACEBOOK!
If you share anything on Facebook, sometime it will provide the option like 1) Friends 2) Friends of Friends 3) Only me 4) Specific people or list. Here 1st option is better. If you connected in FB with only your know friends means no problem. Don't use the option 2nd. It will not safe.
15) CHECK YOUR FACEBOOK SECURITY STATUS WITH FACEBOOK SECURITY INFO
Facebook provides the security info and status of your Facebook account. Just login to your facebook account and CLICK HERE to know your security status from Facebook.
Now calculate your score out of 15. By considering the length of the post i stop here as usual. Next 10 security tips will update in next post. That is Part 3. Always be secure!