The software was first tested in the 2018 US election, and the software is expected to be in more than 50 countries by the end of 2021.
What is Facebook Protect
The two-factor authentication tool makes it mandatory to access Facebook for certain people identified by the platform. To that end, the company said it made “enabling and using two-factor authentication as simple as possible” for this group.
Who should receive the activation request
Meta said that people who have been asked to turn on two-factor authentication are the ones most vulnerable to attacks. Examples include Human rights defenders, journalists and government officials.
Anyone who receives the notice has two weeks to activate it. After this period, the user will not be able to log into the platform.
I did not receive the warning, what should I do?
no thing. The platform said that no action is required for those who have not been notified.
Can anyone enable two-factor authentication?
Yes, even those who did not receive the alert can enable two-step authentication.
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