Have You Received A New Notification On Facebook Asking You To Disable A Certain Setting By October 15, 2021 And Warning To Lock Your Account If You Do Not Do So?
In fact, this notification has been sent to almost all Facebook users who have a large number of friends and followers and they have been asked to disable Facebook Protect.
“Turn on Facebook Protect by October 15, 2021, otherwise the account will be locked until you enable settings,” the company notification said.
Most people do not understand this notification and yes it is not about the turn on or off of two-factor authentication but it needs to be enabled in a separate setting.
According to the company, the reason for disabling Facebook Protect for the account is that your account is likely to be accessed by more people than the average Facebook user.
The company said that hackers often target accounts that have a lot of followers, run important pages or have some kind of importance in the community.
The company said the Advanced Security program needs to be enabled to protect these accounts.
To enable this, open Facebook and go to Settings and click on Security & Privacy.
At the top, you will see the Facebook Protect option, click on the Get Started button.
If you have already adopted 2FA, there will be a check mark on the Advanced Security Protection option and the other option will be to completely disable Facebook Protect.
In which you will see the image option below,
If the company thinks that there is no problem, then there will be a green check on both the options and just click on Finish and Facebook Protect will be disabled.
After clicking on Finish, the company will thank you for enabling the setting.
As mentioned above, if you do not enable this setting by October 15, the account will be locked before you can disable it.