Facebook on Thursday introduced two new features aimed at making people feel safer on the ever-growing social networking site.
Trusted friends In case you have ever been excluded from your account. This feature will help you prove your identity through your friends, you can now select from three to five trusted friends who can help you if you have trouble logging into your account. a bit like giving a house key to your friends when you go on vacation, choose the friends you trust most in case you need their help.
If you've forgotten your password and need to sign in but can't log in to your email account, you can rely on your friends to help you get back in. The codes will be sent to the friends you have selected and will be able to pass on this information.
Password for apps It gives users the ability to set additional unique passwords on Facebook apps. So if you have a password for the app added, for example, to FarmVille, even if someone else has logged in to your Facebook account, they will need to know an additional password before planting a field full of cupcakes.
According to Facebook Security, "Security and security are at the heart of Facebook. We have entire teams dedicated to creating tools that give people even more control over their account and especially how they access information. In fact, many of the Our most talented engineers are working exclusively on creating a safe environment on Facebook. This October, as part of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we are working with other community members to help people learn about the techniques and tools to protect devices. and networks. We also thought it would be a great opportunity to talk to you about some of the systems that work behind the scenes to keep you and your data safe. "