InShortViral: Social Media especially facebook is abuzz with meme “Be Like Bill”. Although many people make memes for just fun but they don’t know the security risks caused by these apps.
We are frequently seeing on our Facebook news-feeds that many of our Friends are sharing memes like “Be like Bill” or other. As we all know that in order make similar meme, the meme generators require permissions from our account and when we grant permissions, we can easily create memes. If you or your friend is using this meme, it is advised to remove this malicious meme (Be Like Bill) otherwise your account may have high risk of getting hacked.
Be Like Bill Facebook Meme Generator May Put Your Account at Risk
Security Experts have warned people who make memes from Internet. Be Like Bill app made headlines regarding security concerns. People are seen creating memes but some applications make affect your account.
The memes flourished on the Internet. A Vietnam Based meme generator Bobla.com is extremely popular on Social Media. People are seen sharing their memes from Bobla, but very few know that this online application was also found risky for the privacy breach.
When this website got acceptance from the users, it instantly changed its privacy terms to public.
“You will allow us to use, edit your content with our service permanently, no limit and no recover.”
According to the report from USA Today, US BBB which is abbreviated as Better Business Bureau answered immediately and started investigating the application’s practices. Initially, users using the site were only asked to enter their name and gender but gradually the website did agree to remove that specific term from its privacy regulations.
Security Experts have urged users to be vigilant if any meme generator app is demanding your private details. Although, the problem is not not resolved on Blobla’s online application.
How to Remove Applications from Your Facebook Account ?
So, in order to protect your account from hacking or other security reasons, you must remove the apps which you think or know that it may put your account at risk eg. games or meme generator. Follow some simple steps mentioned below in order to remove the apps that are associated with your Facebook account.
- Click on the ^ (Caret Down) icon on the top right corner of Facebook and choose Settings.
- Click on the Apps in the left menu list
- Now you see list of apps which you have installed, select any app which you wish to be removed.
Your app will be removed instantly.You must also avoid downloading software or mobile apps based on these kind of meme generators because their might be possibility of the installer may be loaded with adware, Trojans, PUPS, or other threat.
So, this is all about the privacy breach caused by third party apps on Facebook. You can easily get rid of these apps by removing it permanently from your Facebook account. Don’t forget to share this with your friends, and keep them aware about this privacy breach caused by certain third party apps.