Asked billions of Facebook users to turn on three settings immediately

ALL Facebook users should check their settings – you may be putting yourself at unnecessary risk.

There is a clever feature that can instantly increase your Facebook security.

Check these three settings in your Facebook security check

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Check these three settings in your Facebook security checkCredit: Facebook

Billions of people use Facebook around the world – hence its users are a prime target for cybercrime.

That’s why Facebook added a feature called Security Checkup to make sure you have the best protection.

It checks three key serif settings if you make major mistakes.

“You can use Security Check to verify your account and add more security,” Facebook explained.

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To find Security Checkup, first launch your Facebook app.

Then tap on the three lines (hamburger icon) to enter the menu.

Scroll down to Settings & privacy, then tap Settings.

Now select Password & Security at the top of the list.

You should now see an option that says Review your important security settings.

Tap on it and you will be taken to the Facebook security check.

If your account is fully protected, you’ll see “No issues found” at the top of the screen.

There are three criteria you can use to increase your security.

The first is a password check to ensure you have a strong and unique login.

Then there’s two-factor authentication, which means you’re given a text code to enter when you log into the app.

Never share these codes with anyone, as doing so could give a hacker access to your account.

The third and final setting is login warnings.

“We’ll let you know when someone logs into your account from a device or browser you don’t normally use,” Facebook explained.

Then you can check your account and log out all suspicious app sessions.

You can see who is logging in, where and on what device.

So if you don’t see something, remove the session from your account – and shut out potential intruders.

If someone has been able to access your account, you should change your password as a priority.

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And remember, while these settings help keep you safe, no system is perfect.

So always be careful when you log into Facebook somewhere new or when someone online asks for your personal information.

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