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6 Ways To Secure Your Social Media Account From Hackers

By GideonJanuary 10, 2017, 03:39:23 PM
The Internet is used in our everyday activity. The Internet is used in Business, Banking, Agriculture, Education, Entertainment and in many other fields. With the help of the internet, we can keep in touch with the outside world at home. In the previous time, we post letters to our relatives and friends it was so time-consuming. But now with the help of the internet, we can email them within few seconds. With the use of internet use of social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram is also increased. Social networking sites become a way of sharing our thoughts and movements with others. These sites also contain our personal information too. With the increase in cybercrime on the internet, The cyber crime includes social networking account information hacking, Email, online e-banking password and information getting by using page phishing and much more. So the surfing of internet become critical day to day. The social media account of celebrities and other famous persons becomes a way to get information about more and more people. So we need to protect our Social media account from the malicious users. If you also want to protect and secure social media account from hackers then this article is really for you. In this article, we are going to discuss some tips to secure your online account.
1. Always Be Aware Of Phishing pages:
Before logging to your media account you should always check the address bar of your browser and check that their spellings are correct, Some mischievous people create a duplicate page(use) and get your password. Make sure it facebook.com and not faceboook.com, twitter.com and not twittter.com.
How To Secure Your Social Media Account From Hackers
2. Always Use A Strong and Different Password:
Here are the things to keep in mind while keeping a password:
a. You can also provide your twitter account more security by using a strong password. You should use a password at least 8 to 10 digit long.
b. You should use a unique and different password from other websites.
c. Your password should be a combination of number, special, upper, lower characters.
3. Always Logout Your Account:
Always log out your account when using a public or borrowed device, Sometimes you need to use your account from outside your home from a cyber cafe. Always log out your account after using so that no other user will misuse your private information. Also when you want to sell your phone, remember to log out and clear your phone memory before doing so.
4. Be Aware Of Third Party Apps:
There are many third party apps that use your account information. These Apps are built on the twitter, facebook, Instagram platform by external developers. So be careful to use such app and also try to provide the limited access of your account. So before giving your username and password be sure about this App. You can check app access in your account settings on twitter and manage the apps that can access your account.
5. Use Incognito On Public Computers:
If you are ever in a place where you have to log into your media account on a public computer or on any other device that is not yours, always open an incognito tab in the browser for logging into your account. This way, none of your information will be saved in the browser and your account will be safe from malicious attacks or misused logins.
6. Never use BOTs:
If you have been using a bot or any client app for your twitter, facebook or Instagram, then this is time to call it a quit! A lot of internet users especially teenagers are now hell bent on getting massive likes, comments, followers on their various social media account to proof superiority online among their peers, by doing this, you have compromised your account details to the hand of the bad guys.
In conclusion, These are the best ways to secure twitter account to keep your account safe and your information online in the right hands. You can never be too sure of your privacy online but taking simple steps can give you a lot of security and peace of mind. Suggestions are welcomed in comments below.

Source: http://www.mokoshalb.com/2017/01/how-to-secure-your-social-media-account.html


Re: 6 Ways To Secure Your Social Media Account From Hackers

By alagbe003 (M)January 10, 2017, 08:31:54 PM
Securing our social media account is very important. We just need to make use of this tip. As our account represent us in the public sphere.


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