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Facebook Launches Trusted Friends to Provide Increased Security to its Users

  • May 11, 2013
  • Jane Davies
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Facebook is always concerned about the safety of its users. There are many users of Facebook who love using it. They have hundreds of friends from within and outside their hometown. They keep chatting for long hours without any breaks. Facebook eliminates the separation between two friends. It’s a place where relations are made and broken.

Do You Really Have Good Friends Out There?

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But the serious question is can these friends be trusted? Could anyone trust their Facebook friends in times of need? Of course you could trust them if you really have good friends out there. Some of you face really bad time when your account is compromised or hacked. This happens mostly with those who are really more famous than one thinks of. Jealousy between friends is a very common fact. If you have really secret things in your Facebook messages and any of your counterparts gets a blink of it then there are chances for your account to be hacked. There are many sites providing tips to secure users account you can try more sites list to see how to secure your facebook account.

If anyhow such unwanted things happen with your account then you don’t need to worry about it at all. Facebook has always come up with a genuine solution to your every problem and this time it launched the trusted friend application. Yes, this application helps you to recover your account that has been compromised or if you have forgotten your password and are unable to remember it. This new privacy control application launched by Facebook allows you to make networks with your trusted friends in a few easy steps. You can regain access to your account using this application.

Easily Enable Your Trusted Friends Application

To regain access to your profile follow the steps given below:

  • Try to log in to Facebook.com using the last password you remember.

  • If it shows that the password entered is wrong, click on “forgot your password link”.

  • In the next step you get to send a recovery code to the recovery email id you gave for your Facebook profile. If your recovery email id has also been compromised then choose “don’t have access to any of these”.

  • The next step takes you to the trusted friend application. To enable this feature you need to select three to five of you trusted friends from your friend list.

  • Facebook security control will send recovery codes to these friends and display it immediately when they open their account.

  • You just need to collect the codes from your friends and enter it in the respective spaces provided. Then click submit and you are done.

  • The next window appears to reset your password. Enter your new password and it’s complete. Now enjoy your Facebook once again.

Facebook security is a great concern and one could lose important documents and photos if their account is compromised. So for all Facebook users, start making as many good friends as possible because they are the easiest source for unlocking your Facebook account in case of emergency. Till then enjoy using your Facebook without any worries.

Jane Davies is a renewed writer and a Technology reviewer. She always looks for the best social bookmarking sites when she need to bookmark important sites.

  • May 11, 2013
  • Jane Davies
  • Internet
  • 1355 Views