" />
Social Media

Forget to logout of Facebook recently? Here’s how to end old sessions remotely

Forget to logout of Facebook recently? Here’s how to end old sessions remotely
darren.mccarra@sociable.co'

It’s happened all of us. At one point or another you’ll use Facebook on a friend’s computer or smartphone, or at an internet café, and forget to logout. Here’s how to end old Facebook sessions remotely and avoid those embarrassing frapes.

  1. Log in to Facebook and visit your Security Settings page. It’s under Account Settings > Security.
  2. Click on Active Sessions. This will bring up a list of recently activated Facebook sessions with device type and approximate location.
  3. Both the location and device variables under each session should allow you to determine what particular sessions to end. Sessions can be ended individually by clicking the End activity link. If you’re unsure about which session to end, there’s nothing wrong with ending them all just to be on the safe side.

How to delete old Facebook sessions from any computer

As an extra precaution, we recommend enabling secure browsing and login notifications, also found within the Security Settings page.

View Comments (2)

2 Comments

  1. makemoneyinlife@gmail.com'

    JamesW

    March 20, 2012 at 11:03 PM

    I was looking for this, great post, thanks for sharing

  2. makemoneyinlife@gmail.com'

    JamesW

    March 21, 2012 at 12:03 AM

    I was looking for this, great post, thanks for sharing

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Media
darren.mccarra@sociable.co'
@darrenmccarra

Darren McCarra is co-editor of The Sociable. He has a keen interest in photography, all things mobile, and writing about technology and social media. You can follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

More in Social Media

london attack

UK Secretary wants to use London attack as excuse to spy on WhatsApp

Tim HinchliffeMarch 27, 2017
optimize social media

3 Reasons You Need To Optimize Your Website For Social Media

Michael PeggsMarch 2, 2017
fake news

Facebook to rely on unnamed third-party fact checkers for fake news

Tim HinchliffeDecember 15, 2016
print magazine

Recently’s social network monetizes your digital photos via print magazine subscription

Tim HinchliffeDecember 14, 2016

How Visual Content Impacts Your Social Media Presence

Guest ContributorOctober 24, 2016
facebook at work

Slack partners with Salesforce just before launch of Facebook at Work

Tim HinchliffeSeptember 28, 2016
napalm girl

Facebook reinstates Napalm Girl photo after censoring its historical context

Tim HinchliffeSeptember 9, 2016
federal reserve

Why the hell did the Federal Reserve create a Facebook page? A troll’s paradise

Tim HinchliffeAugust 24, 2016

Facebook’s Lifestage app for teens is ripe for untapped data collection

Tim HinchliffeAugust 22, 2016