May 17, 2022

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Facebook letting Ukraine users lock their social profiles for security; Twitter lists out tips as well

Meta Platforms Inc, which owns Fb, has set up a distinctive functions center to keep an eye on the conflict in Ukraine, and it released a aspect so buyers in the region can lock their social media profiles for protection, a enterprise formal said in Twitter posts on Thursday.

On Wednesday, Twitter also posted a collection of guidelines on the social networking web-site on how users can protected their accounts to guard against hacking, or generating guaranteed their tweets are private and only obvious to followers.

The business tweeted the protection recommendations in English, Russian and Ukrainian.The steps come as the Russian invasion of Ukraine escalated on Thursday, increasing problems about the distribute of disinformation on social media.

Check out Twitter’s thread below 

Twitter on Wednesday mentioned it mistakenly suspended close to a dozen accounts that have been putting up about Russian armed forces actions, indicating the erroneous motion experienced been dependent on its rules against synthetic and manipulated media.