Typing ‘BFF‘ in Facebook comments to check if your profile is secure from hackers” is actually a fake news that is spreading through the social networks also chain mail like what happen yesterday.
‘BFF‘, which literally means ‘Best Friends Forever’, is a unique Text Delight feature from Facebook that automatically animates green and red hands giving a high five when published.
Why my BFF text doesn’t turn green.?
your facebook profile maybe at risk of being hacked”, have gone viral on social media.
The reason behind the text not turning green is that you’re using an outdated version of Facebook.
Fact check websites Snopes and TechNave have turned down the ‘BFF’ security claims explaining that it is actually a special animation feature that Facebook started in 2017.
“BFF‘ is more like words ‘congratulations,’ ‘best wishes,’ ‘xoxo,’ which when typed trigger animations in Facebook.
In March 2018, this Facebook security feature post began circulating across the social networks:
This is fake news
“Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, invented the word BFF. To make sure your account is safe on Facebook, type BFF in a comment. If it appears green, your account is protected. If it does not appear in green, change your password immediately because it will be hacked.“
Your account not safe
If you haven’t updated your Facebook app or Internet browser, it could potentially render your account less secure and easier to hack compared to those who have updated versions of Facebook.