Can you tell if someone has logged into your account even if they arent currently? for example, a friend or two of mine know my facebook password, is there a way, other than asking them, if my facebook was logged into at certain times or from a different computer? any sort of login activity recorder? im not trying to stop them, just curious if they are and how often.
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If you've had the same security settings Facebook may be blocking the log in. There's been quite a few accounts being hacked. I had someone hack mine and was sending all my friends videos that had viruses in them. So when they open the video a virus was downloaded in their device. You just may need to update your security information. Or you could have suspicious activity on your account. I would update my security information and contact Facebook and let them know about my login information not working. TThat way if it was them you would know and if not then they can keep a watch on your account.
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Well, If you think someone is hacking your account but you are not sure about it, check how do you know your Facebook account was hacked if nothing obvious was changed...yet? If a hacker managed to get into your account, they will leave a trace. While their session is active, it will be listed under > Home (top right corner) > Account Settings > Security > Active Sessions (click edit). Here you can end the activity of suspicious sessions.
It is recommended that you enable Login Approvals for logging in from unrecognized devices. For increased security, you should also set app passwords.
Change Your Password
In case your password was not changed you got lucky! This is the time to update your password! Be sure to end any suspicious active sessions first (see above), then go to > Home > Account Settings > General and click > Password to confirm your current password and then enter a new password.
When you're done, review our articles regarding Facebook security and see what other measures you can take to secure your account.
Report Compromised Account
If your account wasn't simply hacked, but is sending out ads and spam to your friends, you must report it as compromised.
Improve Your Facebook Privacy and Security Settings
Once you're back in control, review the following resources and close the security gaps in your Facebook account. Note that some of these articles are over a year old and hence the information may not be 100% accurate.
Login to Facebook as different user
Whether you have to log into multiple Facebook accounts, or need different users accessing their own Facebook account on the same computer, you'll quickly run into the inconvenience of having to manually log out and log back in for each profile. But there are several ways around this problem, both on desktop / laptop computers and on mobile devices: it all revolves around web browsers and apps being able to remember your particular credentials, and on using temporary sessions to quickly check your account without logging anyone out (which will be appreciated if you are a guest or are using a friend's computer!) This tutorial breaks down solutions by scenario: just pick the one that best fits your situation!
Preliminary note: Facebook doesn't currently support linked accounts: even if you are using the same email address for one Facebook account and one or more Facebook pages you are managing, you'll have to log in and out as needed. Note that while Facebook lets you have the same email address attached to multiple company / business pages, you need a unique email address for each Facebook profile (basically, a personal account, designed to be tied to a single human!)
Sign in with a different username on the same computer
Scenario # 1: you need to login more than once, and you generally use the same PC / Mac.
Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux all support individual user profile, and allow multiple users to be logged on to the same computer at the same time. If you regularly use a shared desktop or laptop, you should each have your own profile on the machine anyway: that allows you to keep each other's files separate, have your own program preferences, etc.
Tip: adding new users to your PC is easy; as long as you don't keep everyone logged on at the same time, it won't affect performance: create new users in Vista / create new users in Windows 7.
The same browser stores its settings elsewhere under a different username!
Web browsers like IE, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari (etc.) all keep their own cookies stored in the "
cache", and the cache is unique for each user profile on the same computer. "
Cookies" is the technology Facebook uses to remember if you checked the "Keep me logged in" checkbox when you last signed in. So, by having your own user name and profile on the machine, you can make Facebook remember your login without having to log out when someone else wants to check their account: they either need to logon to their Windows username (for example), or use the OS' built-in "
Guest Account" (see tip below).
By logging into your computer under your own username, as opposed to sharing a user profile, you can have access to your Facebook account without ever having to login and logout! (In fact, you can even sign in to different Facebook accounts under the same username - see scenario # 2, below.) This approach, if addresses your situation, has the added benefit of letting you use your favorite web browser to logon to Facebook (the second scenario works by making each account use a separate browser!)
Tip: you can also use the "Guest Account" feature; it's not enabled by default, for security reasons. Once you turn it on, it allows someone to use your computer without having their own user account on the machine. It's great for a home computer, with friends staying at your place for a few days - they have their own space, without messing with yours!
Check multiple Facebook accounts without switching OS user
Scenario # 2: you don't want to setup different user accounts on your shared PC / Mac, and each user agrees to use a different web browser for their personal stuff (email, Facebook, banking, etc.)
This is the easiest way to stay logged into multiple Facebook accounts on the same computer, as long as you fully trust other users with access to that particular machine (typically, a family computer). You now know that web browsers store their cookies in their own location: even if multiple browsers are installed and used under the same Mac / Windows user profile, each browser stores its cookies and other settings in its own, separate location (no cross usage or sharing of data). To make things easy, just add a shortcut to each web browser and rename it after the name or nick name of its primary user (Mom, Dad, son, daughter, etc.) Facebook is designed to be a cross-browser website, and any recent web browser will play nice with it - even most older ones will work fine as well!
Note: in fact, this technique works for any online account you have, not just Facebook. If multiple family members each have a Gmail or Outlook.com account, or different accounts at the same bank, they can check them in their assigned browser, without having to log out to switch account! Likewise, web browsers that offer to save your password would only save the password of their primary user (no need to select with which username you want to login to a particular website or web app).
Temporarily login to Facebook as a guest user
Scenario # 3: you just want to check your Facebook account once or twice, for example while a guest at a friend's house, or when you are temporarily using someone else's computer.
This approach relies on the built-in "private browsing" feature that most modern web browsers support. By default, the browser remembers your browsing history, your auto-completed usernames, and even your passwords in some cases. When you login to Facebook with the "Keep me logged in" checkbox checked, a cookie (small text file) is created, allowing the browser to tell Facebook to "remember" you, which works until the cookie expires (about a month later), you clear your cookies, or until you manually logout - whichever happens first.
The private browsing functionality ignores all those cookies, and creates a blank, temporary user profile: this allows you to login to Facebook, your email account, and any other online service, without having to sign out from other people's accounts. Another advantage is that simply closing the private browser window will automatically erase all your data!
Private browsing naming conventions and keyboard shortcuts
Here's a partial list of popular browsers that support private browsing, along with the keyboard shortcut to launch a private session. Here too, this works for any online account, not just Facebook:
Firefox and Pale Moon - press Ctrl+Shift+P to open a "private window".
Google Chrome / Canary - hit Ctrl+Shift+N to launch an "incognito window".
Internet Explorer - press Ctrl+Shift+P to open an "InPrivate" window.
Opera - hit Ctrl+Shift+N to open a "private window".
Safari (Mac OS X version) - hit Command+Shift+N to launch a "private window".
<strong>FYI:</strong> you can generally tell that you're browsing in private mode, because the browser displays a visual indicator. Internet Explorer shows the word InPrivate in the address bar, Firefox shows a mask in the top right corner, Chrome puts the face of a secret agent as cue in the top left corner, etc: <img alt="Private browsing visual indicators" src="http://logintips.com/facebook-login/i/private-browsing-visual-indicators.png" height="81" width="586">
Sign in to different Facebook accounts on your phone or tablet
Scenario # 4: you have your own cell phone, tablet, or other internet-enabled mobile device, but you need to login to different Facebook accounts and pages on that same device.
Most people use a native app to check their Facebook account on their phone or tablet (either the official Facebook app for iOS / Android, or a trusted third-party app, like Friendly) - it's faster, and doesn't require an extra browser tab opened at all times. So you'll generally use the official Facebook app (for iOS or Android) for your primary account. For another account you need to check regularly, your best bet is another, third-party Facebook app. The best alternative we've tried is Friendly for iPhone / iPad (available as a free and paid version), but there are a few others. But, just like the desktop computer scenarios outlined above, you can also use different web browsers for different Facebook accounts: cookies for mobile browsers are also stored on a per-browser basis (no cross data sharing).
Log into your own Facebook account on someone else's device
Scenario # 5: whether or not you own or have access to your internet-enabled tablet or cell phone, you need to access your account using another person's phone or tablet, just this once!
Short of installing a Facebook app on your friend's phone, tablet, or phablet (not really feasible if you like keeping your friendships :), your best bet is to use the same "private browsing" feature now available with several mobile web browsers. Google's Mobile Chrome supports it out of the box (on Android and Apple's iOS), and so does mobile Safari: in old versions of iOS, it could only be used for everything or nothing. Now, just tap on the "Private" button when you are about to open a new tab, to engage anonymous browsing for that tab. In Mobile Chrome, select "New incognito tab" from the menu button.
As soon as you close the private tab in either mobile browser, cookies created during that session will automatically be deleted, and any username / password with which you logged in will be "forgotten"!
make a new account and go to facebook help or use some one else's account and do the same. facebook may close the account down, but at least the account will be close. if not they will ask you for your old details, in future put a facebook lock on your account then only changes can be changed by your phone number, they send you a text and you have to say its you or they ask for a number, you can even lock the account to your devices, up to 10 devices. then if anyone tries to log on it will not let them and inform you that there is strange activity on your login.
Facebook is a well-recognized social networking website that
offers intuitive methods to communicate and interact with friends and family.
Online video games, Instant messaging and community message
boards are only a few of the interactive features Facebook provides.
You can log into your account with any computer that has an
active Internet connection.
Launch your default Web browser, such as Internet
Explorer, from the computer's Start menu. You may also type the name of the
browser into the "Start" menu search box, and then press
"Enter" to launch it.
Visit Facebook.com to access your account.
If someone else's account is already logged
in, click the "Account" option from the upper portion of the page and
select "Log Out."
Enter your email address and your current
password into their respective fields.
Hi, There are no features on Facebook that tell you absolutely the last
time that someone was online. You can tell if someone is currently
online if your enable Facebook Chat; you will be able to see a list of
all of your friends who are signed into Facebook at the time. You can
also use profile and status updates to approximate the last time that
someone was online. For example, is Lisa Smith updated her status 10
minutes ago, then you can reasonably assume that she was online at
least 10 minutes ago.