By | April 4, 2018

In the context of data stealing, social networking sites like Facebook have to face regular complaints from their users. A new debate is now raised among users that how much their personal data is secured on social networking sites. You share many of your personal details in some processes such as while creating the FB account. You share your name, email id, contact no. etc. These personal data can easily be accessed by third parties. In this situation, many apps misuse your data. The main thing is that even you are not aware of all those third parties who are related to your FB account. Hellow guys, In this article, today we will know how to hide our personal data from FB and other social networking sites.

Follow these steps carefully

Step 1: Firstly, login to your Facebook account.

Step 2: On the right side, At the top, you will see a settings option. Click on that button.
Step 3: In setting page, there will be many options. Here, on the left side, you will see an app option where you have to click now.  

Step 4: On app setting page, you will see many apps. These all are stealing your personal data without your knowledge. You have to look for that app which is not in your use. Click on the pencil icon in front of that app.

Here, many options will be there. You have to set the privacy of app visibility. “Info you provide to this app”, in this option you can access all your data which is regularly stolen by third parties.If there is something you find unusual and don’t want to share this, then you can disable that by clicking on a blue tick option in front of that option.


Here, by reporting that app, you can delete all your personal information.

Step 5: The points to be remembered

  • Do not Install unnecessary Games or apps
  • Do not Accept Message Request from an Unkown person 
  • Do not share your personal data with anyone
  • Do not Click on “LINK” sent by a stranger in Messenger or Email
  • Do not share these kinds of information on Facebook such as your Credit card, bank account, email ID or mobile number. 
  • Do not Join Fake or inappropriate Groups on Facebook 
  • Turn on Two Factor Authentication option for your Account 

Whatsapp Future Plan :

Sending money through Whatsapp is possible in future through the means of Whatsapp, paying money will be easy. Whatsapp’ beta version has added a new payment option which can be useful. Using this, a user can scan the QR code and can send the money. For this, Whatsapp’ android beta user has to go to settngs>> Payment>> new payments>>scan QR code. After this, you have to scan QR code. Then, you have to give details of the further transactions. Then, verify yourself by providing UPI pin.

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About Abid Jamal

Abid Jamal Received his B.S. Degree in Electronics & Communication in 2014 (Gold Medalist) from University of Lahore, Islamabad, Pakistan and Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Capital University of science and technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, in 2016. He is the Creator of website. Awarded by “A” grade in Electronic & circuits MIT online certificate. He achieved an academic Excellence certificate in the year 2014. He received Dean Honor Roll award for earning GPA 3.67, Spring-2015 in MSEE. He has done many projects using Different kinds of microcontroller. His research interests include Radar Cross Section measurements, Smart Grid communications, Intelligent transportation systems, driver-less car, cellular mobile communication & networks, improve Smartphone’s battery life for 3G+LTE user’s, and embedded systems.

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