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Facebook account after hacked? Know how to recover

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Facebook is now important part of your life now. You share posts, pictures, videos etc. And also have your private chats. In this way you store a lots of information.

So now-a-days, its a major reason to hack. Facebook hacking is increasing. You see malicious and unwanted pictures posted by your friend but infact his/her account has been hacked.

Now if your account is hacked, some friend complained you regarding some unnecessary stuffs posted to him/her. Then you must know that your account has been hacked.

Sometime hackers change password, sometime not. Sometime hacker gain access to a Facebook account and use it to post spam or worse. And worst of all sometimes, the entire account is destroyed.

If you think that’s happened to you, here’s some tips to recover your account.

1) Login to Facebook and change password

Make your password very strong comprising letters, alpha-numeric, upper and lower letters, special characters, etc. Make it difficult to guess.

2) Recover Password

If you can’t access to your Facebook, even if you are using correct password then hacker has already change your password. Facebook includes several recovery options provided that you set them up beforehand. These may allow you to regain control of your account and reset your password.

3) Report Compromised Account

If that recovery method doesn’t work – perhaps because the hacker has also altered all of the recovery information that might be used, you don’t recall the answers, or you never set up any recovery information in the first place – Facebook does have a couple of additional approaches to try.

Now if you feel your account is hacked and you’re unable to regain access, you should report it to Facebook as being hacked by visiting this URL: http://www.facebook.com/hacked.

4) Control Damage and image

After regaining access to your account, inform all your friends regarding the hack. This is to prevent if anyone is abused by your account. If you presently can’t access your account, contact your Facebook friends through other social networks, by email, or have a mutual friend inform them via Facebook.

5) Remove Suspicious Applications

Sometimes, it’s not hacker who is randomly hacking your account. Sometime its a malicious applications to which you have granted access of your account which subsequently hijacked your account. To remove suspicious applications, go to > Home > Account Settings > Apps and go through the list. Click the > X next to any application you wish to remove or click > Edit to change what the app can do.