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Instagram testing remove follower feature and improvements to two-step authentication

3 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

In a bid to give Instagram users more control over who has access to their content, the service has begun testing two new features that are expected to roll out in a future stable release.
Until now, the only way people on Instagram could control who followed them was by setting their account as private. In doing so, this would require each user to send a request before being accepted as a follower. However, those who utilized public accounts had zero control over who was on their follower list, something that's about to change. As part of the latest test, the Facebook-owned social network ...
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Instagram Working On A More Secure Two-Factor Authentication

Instagram Working On A More Secure Two-Factor Authentication

3 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Instagram will soon allow its users to secure their accounts using two-factor authentication without relying on text messages. A number of security experts have already advised people to not use SMS-based two-factor authentication since there are several ways that attackers may circumvent this method of account verification. For example, attackers may steal the phone numbers of users by reassigning them to a different SIM card. Once the hacker takes control of a person's phone number, they could change the passwords of the victim's accounts and sell them online. In addition, attackers may...
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