Check your Facebook and Instagram settings NOW – someone might be spying on you

WHETHER you're ignoring a message because you're busy or simply intend not to reply, you may want to make sure the sender can't see that you're online.

For Facebook and Instagram messages this requires turning off your activity status and you can follow the simple steps below.

How to hide when you're online on Facebook

Open Facebook and click the three horizontal lines.

Then, scroll down until you can click "Settings" and then "Active Status".

Then, click "Turn off Active Status".

Your Facebook friends will no longer be able to see that you are active or were recently active.

How to hide when you're online on Instagram

Open the app and click on your profile.

Tap the three lines in the top right hand corner and click "Settings".

Then, click "Privacy" and "Activity Status".

Then turn the toggle next to "Show activity status" off.

Instagram warns: "When this is turned off, you won't be able to see the activity status of other accounts".

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