Facebook has become a very vital part of our life, wherein many of us post in some personal details and information, which we shall not at all want being leaked to someone who may tamper with them. Hence, social networking needs some attention from us to be meticulous about its security. Herein, I have dealt with few new features that Facebook have incorporated recently to make it more secure.
Use HTTPS instead of HTTP
HTTP(Hypertext transfer protocol) is a networking protocol—a set of rules—for communication over the World Wide Web. HTTPS is a secure version of HTTP. It stands for the same thing, while the S represents secure.
Web browsers such as Internet Explorer and Firefox display a padlock icon to indicate that the website is secure, as it also displays https:// in the address bar.When a user connects to a website via HTTPS, the website encrypts the session with a digital certificate
If you haven’t upgraded your Facebook account security, it is highly recommended to do so.
How to upgrade my FB account security?
If you have decided to be more secure online, then, follow these 3 simple steps:
- Visit your Account Sections page
- Click on change beside Account Security section
- Check the checkbox to enable https… and click on Save button.