Safety tools and policies
You're in charge. At Meta, we give people control over what they share, who they share it with, the content they see and experience and who can contact them.
Our library of tools and resources for improved online safety supports and reflects the Facebook Community Standards and Instagram Community Guidelines. Learn how our safety tools put you in control of your experience on Meta apps.
Our goals for developing safety tools are simple. We want you to:
On a Meta technology, you’re in charge and in control of what you choose to share, the content others see and experience from you and who can contact you. Taking full advantage of our safety tools offers you an enriched experience.
Stay safe: Learn how to create a safer platform experience, including control over friending others, sharing your personal information and reporting content that violates our policies.
Secure your account: Discover how to set strong passwords and use login tools such as two-factor authentication. Understand what to do if you believe your account has been hacked or need to report security issues.
Protect personal information: Find out who can see your posts and what information is available for public viewing. Discover how to review information when someone has tagged your account or wants to post on your timeline.
Tips to avoid scams
We care about the safety of our global community. Our tools can keep your account secure and your privacy protected.
Security is built into every Meta technology. We offer several security features to help your account reach an extra layer of protection.
Secure your account
When you share content on Meta technologies, you control what information is visible to your friends and to the public. It’s up to you to decide who can see your content.
Protect private information
We know people want to be able to control their experience on social media in a way that works for them and supports their well-being. That’s why we’ve rolled out features that let people manage their time, prevent unwanted interactions and control what type of content and accounts they see. Here you will find more information on how to activate and use these tools.
Support your well-being
We know the impact that scams can have on people around the world as scammers target them across the internet. To help protect our users, we invest in our products and support systems to keep the scammers out.
Learn how to stay safe from scams
Tips to avoid scams
Your experience on Meta technologies should be safe and secure. These tips and tools can help you avoid scams and keep your accounts protected.
Meta safety policies
We’re committed to making Meta technologies safe. We remove content that violates our policies. Content that threatens people has the potential to intimidate, exclude or silence others and isn’t allowed on our technologies.
Find out more about our policies