12 WebsiteCompass Social Media Basics Souped-Up Security No doubt you’ve heard the recent news about Facebook security issues. You’re always taking a chance when you use online applications, but there are steps you can take on Facebook to mitigate your risks, including two-factor authen- tication which requires a password plus a code sent to your phone to log in. Here’s how to enable it: 1. From your home page, in the upper- right corner, select the down-arrow and choose Settings . 2. In the left rail, select Security and Login . 3. Go down to Two-Factor Authentication and select Edit next to Use two-factor authentication . 4. Follow the prompts from there. 5. While you’re on the S ecurity and Login screen, consider also enabling the Get alerts about unrecognized logins and Choose 3 to 5 friends to contact if you get locked out features. Selective Restricting Maybe you’ve accepted friend requests from certain family members or cowork- ers just to be polite, but you don’t necessarily want them seeing everything you post. There’s an easy way to restrict what certain people see ( NOTE: Anyone can still see posts with the Public setting). 1. Navigate to the friend’s page who you want to restrict. 2. At the top of the page, select Friends . 3. In the drop-down menu, choose Add to another list , then select Restricted . (You may have to scroll down to see it.) 4. You’ll get a warning letting you know the friend will no longer be able to see anything you post unless you make it Public . Select Okay . 5. If you decide you want to “unrestrict” that friend, go through the same pro- cess and deselect Restricted . Download Your Facebook Take a deep breath and get ready for… everything you’ve ever done on Facebook. You can download this information so you have a copy on your hard drive. This feature comes in handy for looking back on fond memories or for archiving your activity if you ever delete your Facebook account. It’s also a good security exercise because it reveals everything Facebook has saved about you. 1. On your home page, in the upper- right corner, select the down-arrow and choose Settings . 2. In the left rail, select Your Facebook Information . 3. Select View next to Download Your Information . 4. On the next screen, you’ll be given some choices about how to download your data. You can also select or deselect certain types of information. Make your selections, then select Create File . 6 7 8 6 7 8 What Happens to Your Facebook WhenYou Pass Away? Just as important as managing what happens to your financial and physical assets when you pass away is managing your digital assets. If you don’t do anything, when you pass away your Facebook account will be memorialized. This means people can still post on your site, but no one will be able to accept friend requests, adjust privacy settings, or close the account. For those things to happen, you must assign someone as your Legacy Contact . Here’s how: 1. From your Facebook home page, in the upper-right corner, select the down-arrow, then choose Settings . 2. Under General Account Settings , select Edit next to Manage Account . 2. Enter the name of the friend you want to manage your account, then select Add .