I posted the other day about people not knowing how to edit their posts..
My point was basically that people use this platform daily and so many have no idea how it works, how to change a post, delete a post, follow a conversation, check notifications, understand the difference between someone making a "spoof" account that looks like their account, and being "hacked". It's a shame, some repeat the same bad decisions over and over and over. playing the same games that are designed to give away your secret questions that are used to get a new password sent to you by banks, Facebook, and many other websites. But they ignore that, they don't get the connection between this stupid game they added to FB and posts they didn't make showing up on their feed, or messages being sent "by them" when they didn't send them.
You use FACEBOOK; you should LEARN how it works.
- HIDE YOUR FRIENDS LIST!
- SPOOFING/CLOANING - NOT BEING HACKED!!!
- Please oh please get this through your head when someone makes a new profile that "looks" like yours, takes you public profile photo and starts inviting all those friends that can be seen publicly (see #1) - YOU HAVE NOT BEEN HACKED!!!
- ANYONE CAN MAKE A NEW PROFILE THAT LOOKS LIKE YOU!
- It does not mean you have been HACKED
- It simply means that someone started a new "fake" facbook profile and took your name and photo.
- Get your friends to report the cloned account to Facebook
- by clicking on the Help icon and Report a problem
- Although ask them to make sure they’re reporting the clone and not your actual account.
Otherwise, you might find yourself locked out of your Facebook account after all…
- If you want to tell your friends someone has made a "FAKE PROFILE" thats fine
- Please don't go on Facebook crying "I HAVE BEEN HACKED!!!"
- BEING HACKED
- Ok HACKED means someone has figured out your password, and managed to get into your facebook account AS YOU.
- This is SUPER RARE - and normally its because YOU went to some lame "I'm giving away my house" website and "logged into" facebook from some fake web page.
- So you GAVE them your login/pw
- This can be prevented by using 2-factor authentication - meaning, when you login, it sends a code or something to your phone, and you have to use that code to login.
- visit: How to set up Facebook two-factor authentication (2FA) | Windows Centra
- If you have been hacked and still are logged into facebook, change your password ASAP
- POSTS AND MESSAGES BEING SENT BY YOUR ACCOUNT, BUT NOT BY YOU
- There are three methods that crooks will typically use to take control of an account with the intention of sending spammy messages from that account.
- EDITING A POST/COMMENT:
- So many people do not seem to realize that (a long time ago) Facebook gave us the ability to EDIT our posts and comments.
- The basics are simple
- DELETEING A POST / COMMENT:
- FOLLOWING A POST - Without adding "following"
Do you have other questions about how to use facebook? comment bellow.