Facebook – security settings

facebook-data control


If you don’t have a strong password, it is easy for criminals to steal your data. In order to set a strong, unique password go to

Settings -> Security and login -> Login

You can gain even greater control by activating two-factor authentication. If Facebook detects a login on an unknown device, the user is prompted to enter an additional security code.

Settings -> Security and login -> Two-factor authentication


Facebook lets you decide who can see your posts and photos, who is able to send you invitations, and who can find you.

Settings -> Privacy

Settings -> Timeline and tagging


Detailed information and recommendations can be found in the checklist provided on the “eBanking but secure!” website: https://www.ebas.ch/checklistFB_pdf_en