How did my Facebook get hacked?

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Hi there. My Facebook got hacked, and they've sent some serious messages (cops involved) and the cops are apparently saying the IP address matches mine. But I never sent these messages. How can they do this? FYI, I use my cellphone for Facebook. not sure if that makes a difference. Thanks
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  • TheRealRaven
    Not much we can do. This is ITKnowledgeexchange at techtarget.com, not Facebook. You'll need to work with Facebook Support. You might try asking in the Facebook Help Community to see if you can get directions.
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  • Subhendu Sen
    You said cops involved, so they help better than anybody, as they separate crime cell/ better arrangement to prevent cyber related illegal jobs. Please cooperate with them as much as possible.
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  • ToddN2000
    Do you have a home Wi-Fi network? Is it 'strong' password protected? It is possible, although unlikely, they may have got your Facebook credentials and could be accessing your account using your home Wi-Fi if it is pointing to your IP. I see a few wireless networks from my home that have no protection. I could log into one of them for any purpose I do not want traced to my home IP.
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  • ToddN2000
    First I would find a clean PC and change your Facebook password to prevent them from accessing it again. Have you ever accessed Facebook from another device besides your phone?
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  • Subhendu Sen
    Same you can try on any pc/laptop also, if it works.
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  • JustinWilson07
    Did you happen to click on some link and enter your details? Was your password strong enough?
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