Facebook is the world addicted, crazy, and enjoyed social app. The madness of Facebook is shown by the stats taken on July 2016, by Zephoria Digital marketing. According to them on Facebook the monthly active users are over 1.71 Billion and daily active users are over 1.13 Billion. Around 4.5 Billion likes are generated daily and every second 5 new profiles are created. Facebook has over 83 Million fake profiles. Under such a vulnerable media the big question is How to stay safe on Facebook? Well in this post I have listed 7 Simple tips to ensure Facebook safety.
7 Simple tips to ensure Facebook safety:
By following these 7 tips you can ensure safety on Facebook and enjoy the benefits of giant social media.
Tip 1: Modify your account accordingly under Privacy Settings and Tools.
To modify your privacy settings follow these steps:
Step 1: On the top right side of the bar, as indicated in the image click on the symbol, a drop down menu opens, select Settings.
Step 2: On the page that opens select Privacy. Under Privacy Settings and Tools you can modify the following:
- Who can see my stuff?
- Who can contact me?
- Who can look me up?
Remember to modify your settings in such a way that only your friends can see your stuff. Also, only your friends can contact you and at last never let your details like email or phone number be public.
Tip 2: While using Facebook if you ever find irrelevant, sensitive and disturbing content then don’t hesitate to report it to Facebook.
To report improper posts to Facebook first you need to recognize such content. Generally, Facebook encourages good and respectful conduct. But at times when you come across posts with nudity, hate or rude speech, violence, and indecent graphic content then you have full authority to report it to Facebook.
When you do so, guess what! Facebook will appreciate your effort for making Facebook good to all. Now follow these steps on How to report improper posts to Facebook.
There are almost 13 ways to report to Facebook but I will explain one easy method to do it.
Step 1: On the post which ever you find improper, to the right corner of it, you can see the symbol as indicated in the image. Click on that symbol and select Report Post.
Step 2: A pop-up displays three options, select the suitable one and click Continue.
Step 3: Select what action you want Facebook to take.
Follow the above procedure to block your friend, Unfollow your friend, Hide post from the uploader, to Unfriend your friend, and to message your friend to resolve this.
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Tip 3: Never share your password
Tip 4: Before you post anything think whether your post violates Facebook rules.
Tip 5: Constantly check and adjust your Privacy settings
Tip 6: Accept people as your friends only if you know them personally.
Tip 7: Always respond and report to Facebook if you find any suspicious activity on Facebook.
These are the 7 simple tips to ensure Facebook safety. Follow them to enjoy the benefits of Facebook from the huge vulnerable media.