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Instagram has added two-factor authentication to keep your account extra safe

February 16, 2016 - Uncategorized

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Getting your social media accounts hacked sucks, so it’s about time Instagram upped its security. Good new though: the network confirmed to TechCrunch it is finally adding the option for two-factor authentication. Two-factor log-ins add level of security beyond your standard password – it requires an additional piece of information to verify it’s actually you. As with other implementations, Instagram uses your phone to provide that extra layer. Once you link a phone number to your account, the app will send you a text with an identification code next time you log in. As it’s much harder for someone to steal your password and your phone, your…

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