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How to add a Facebook account

There are two ways you can add a Facebook account to be monitored by the BullGuard Social Media Protection service:

 

A. Send an invitation to the Facebook account owner.

 

B. Install Social Media Protection manually – requires Facebook username and password.

 

 

A.    Send an invitation to the Facebook account owner:

 

1.    Log in to the My Account section of the BullGuard website, using your username and password.

 

 

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2.    Select the SOCIAL MEDIA PROTECTION tab, click on Add Profile, and then on Send invite.

 

 

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3.    Enter the required details in the invite form and make sure you use the real birthday when doing so, even if the Facebook account uses a fake one. Finally, click on Send invite.

 

4.    An email will now be sent to the address you entered in the Invite form. The owner must open it and click on Click here in order to start the setup process.

 

 

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5.    Once logged in with the Facebook account a prompt to activate the BullGuard Social Media Protection Facebook app will appear. Make sure to click on Okay, and then Authorize this application.

 

 

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6.    Finally, you need to click on Okay one more time and the account is now setup. Please, allow a few minutes for the list to populate with alerts, based on existing interactions from that Facebook account.

 

 

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7.    Click on Overview to view the alerts.

 

 

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For more information on Social Media Protection alerts and how to view them, please see this guide.

 

 

B.      Install Social Media Protection manually – requires Facebook username and password.

 

1.    Log in to the My Account section of the BullGuard website, using your username and password.

 

 

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2.    Select the SOCIAL MEDIA PROTECTION tab, click on Add Profile, and then click on Install manually.

 

 

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3.    Input the real name and birthday of the Facebook account holder, and click on Generate Code.

 

4.    Click on Copy link, and then on Install app.

 

 

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5.    Click on Okay, then on Authorize this application. Right-click in the input field for the code and choose Paste.

 

 

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6.    Click on OK, and finally on Okay in order to activate the Social Media Protection service.

 

 

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7.    Allow BullGuard a couple of minutes to populate the list with alerts, based on existing interactions on that Facebook account.

 

 

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8.    Click on the Overview tab either in the My Account section > Social Media Protection or in the Social Media Protection app in Facebook in order to see the Alerts.

 

For more information on Social Media Protection alerts and how to view them, please see this guide.