Today we will tell you How can you check which Apps have access to your Facebook Account. But before this Did you Know? How these Apps Get Access to your Facebook account and at which level these Apps have permissions to use your account. Generally, these apps can get access to your Personal Info(email id, contact info, location, DOB etc.), can post on your timeline without your permission, can read your friend’s list and have enough access to do so many things.
Whenever you click on any link like How Many Friends Unfriend You?, Who is your best Friend on Facebook?, Which name turned your Life Around? and the latest one Which celebrity do you look like?
Now you get the idea, which type of Apps We are talking about. When you use these links, they ask you to give access to your Facebook account and When you give them access You do not check which permissions you are giving to these links or apps. These kind of apps generally ask for the permissions likely your profile details, your personal mail id, your friend’s list and some app specific like they can post on your behalf etc. When they got all the permissions now they have their all your personal data.
Did You Know? What do these apps do with your data? They sell your data like your mail id, your contact number, etc. just to spam you means your email will sell to the advertising agencies and you will start receiving spam or advertising mail into your mailbox. Most important point is that these types of links can compromise your account, hackers can take over your account and they can steal credit or debit card details and can easily install malware on your computer or smartphone.
How to remove these apps from your Facebook account:
Step 1: Go to Facebook Settings
Step 2: Click on Apps From Left Sidebar
Step 3: Select App and Click on Remove button
Now Finally you have removed app from your Facebook Account 🙂
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Pro tip: Never Click on any unwanted link and never give permissions to these types of links or apps and Especially Girls must avoid clicking on these links and never give permissions to them. Otherwise, your account can be hacked or Compromised any time.