Can someone use trusted contacts to access my Facebook account?
We have security measures in place to help protect your account when you choose friends to be your trusted contacts. Here are some things you can also do to help ensure the security of your account:
- Pick friends you know in real life who you can easily talk to in person or on the phone.
- Select different kinds of friends (for example, co-workers, classmates, family) who you can trust.
- Pick friends who would recognize your voice if you spoke to them.
To help protect your account after regaining access, you'll have to wait 24 hours before trusted contacts can be used again.