Accept ‘friend requests’ only from people you know.
Create a strong password and use it only for Facebook.
Do not share your password.
Use a one-time password when using Facebook on someone else’s computer.
Log out of Facebook after using it on a public computer.
Use secure browsing whenever possible.
Download ‘apps’ only from sites you trust.
Keep your anti-virus software updated.
Edit your profile and ‘hide’ your friends list, relationship, mobile numbers and email by selecting ‘visible to only me’ setting.
For additional information select ‘visible to friends only’ setting.
In privacy settings, go to apps/games/websites and select public search ‘ disabled‘ and turn off all spam apps.
Change your password on a regular basis.
Share your personal information only with people and organisations that you trust.
Log into Facebook only once during a session. If it looks like Facebook is asking you to log in a second time, skip the links and directly type www.facebook.com into your browser address bar.
Do not paste scripts (code) in your browser address bar.
Beware of goofy posts from anyone, even friends. If it looks something a friend would not post, do not click on it. Scammers might hack your friends accounts and send you links; beware of enticing links coming from your friends.
Children should enable mobile protection with their parent’s mobile number (permanent) .www.facebook.com/mobile protection.