How To Secure Your Social Media Account From Hackers:
1. Always Be Aware Of Phishing pages:
Before logging to your media account you should always check the address bar of your browser and check that their spellings are correct, Some mischievous people create a duplicate page(use) and get your password. Make sure it facebook.com and not faceboook.com, twitter.com and not twittter.com.
2. Always Use A Strong and Different Password:
Here are the things to keep in mind while keeping a password:
- You can also provide your twitter account more security by using a strong password. You should use a password at least 8 to 10 digit long.
- You should use a unique and different password from other websites.
- Your password should be a combination of number, special, upper, lower characters.
3. Always Logout Your Account:
Always log out your account when using a public or borrowed device, Sometimes you need to use your account from outside your home from a cyber cafe. Always log out your account after using so that no other user will misuse your private information. Also when you want to sell your phone, remember to log out and clear your phone memory before doing so.
4. Be Aware Of Third Party Apps:
There are many third party apps that use your account information. These Apps are built on the twitter, facebook, Instagram platform by external developers. So be careful to use such app and also try to provide the limited access of your account. So before giving your username and password be sure about this App. You can check app access in your account settings on twitter and manage the apps that can access your account.
5. Use Incognito On Public Computers:
If you are ever in a place where you have to log into your media account on a public computer or on any other device that is not yours, always open an incognito tab in the browser for logging into your account. This way, none of your information will be saved in the browser and your account will be safe from malicious attacks or misused logins.
6. Never use BOTs:
If you have been using a bot or any client app for your twitter, facebook or Instagram, then this is time to call it a quit! A lot of internet users especially teenagers are now hell bent on getting massive likes, comments, followers on their various social media account to proof superiority online among their peers, by doing this, you have compromised your account details to the hand of the bad guys.
In conclusion, These are the best ways to secure twitter account to keep your account safe and your information online in the right hands. You can never be too sure of your privacy online but taking simple steps can give you a lot of security and peace of mind. Suggestions are welcomed in comments below.