Articles in Category: Social Media
Social Media sites, tools, techniques, problems, security and behavior.
Facebook account hacks happen. There are steps to take not only to recover your account, but to prevent it from being hacked again.
If you’ve lost your Facebook password, there are a couple of ways to recover: use the Facebook process, or check your browser’s remembered passwords.
Sharing posts you find on Facebook often results in an “unavailable” message. That’s Facebook respecting privacy settings.
Many sites make it easy to log in by using your Facebook account. It’s easy — but is it safe?
Facebook identifies your account through your email address. Deleting one account won’t delete the other.
Facebook invitations often include suggestions of other people you might know. I’ll look at where they might come from and whether they are a concern.
Facebook is full of myths and misinformation. I’ll look at a few of the current offenders.
Facebook identifies accounts with an email address, and tries to collect email addresses of friends. That can lead to fake accounts and unwanted invitations.
Deleting your Facebook account requires some preparation and a fairly well-hidden link. I’ll outline the preparation and point you to the link.
It’s unnerving to get “password reset” emails from Facebook that you didn’t request. I’ll review what might be happening.
You can and should be aware of and control your Facebook privacy settings.
I woke up to the possibility of my Facebook account being hacked. I’ll review the security options I have in place on my account that let me sleep at night.
Unfortunately, Facebook account hacks are common. I’ll look at the process Facebook takes you through to recover a hacked Facebook account.
Facebook popups asking you to share content can be annoying. There’s a reason websites do it, but the best practice is to be unobtrusive. So what can you do to get rid of those annoying popups?