Facebook enables two-factor authentication: know how it works

  • Facebook is adding another security measure to protect accounts on its platform from being hacked
  • Two-factor authentication is a security feature that helps protect your Facebook account in addition to your password.
  • A user can also enable Facebook to send alerts to one’s mobile phones if an unknown person tries to log in from a computer Facebook does not recognize.
  • Here is how you can enable : Click on the downward arrow button on top-right corner of your homepage on Facebook
  • Click on Settings and choose Security and Login from the vertical panel on the left
  • Scroll down to use two-factor authentication and click Edit
  • Click on Get started and enter your account password
  • Select one of the two option provided: Text message or Authentication App
  • Once entered, the two-factor authentication is on.

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