Have a locked myself out of Facebook for all eternity?
February 14, 2013 3:44 PM Subscribe
Is my Facebook screw-up fixable?
posted by Elsie to technology (6 answers total)
I have a commercial Facebook page to promote my projects. I hadn't been on this Facebook page for about a six weeks but needed to post something today. I got the message:
"Someone recently tried to log into your account from an unrecognized device or location. Please verify if it was you who tried to log in."
(I don't have different devices. I'm 102.) Then FB asked me to type in CAPTCHA letters, which I did. Then they asked for my birthdate. My birthdate didn't work.
Here's the possibly bad thing. There's a chance I originally gave FB a bogus birthdate because I really dislike its intrusiveness. Or maybe I gave them my real birthday, but it's not accepting it. I have no records anywhere on what I provided them way back when. I tried a few combinations of family members' birthdates; none worked. I'm in temporary FB lockdown. Is there anything I can do to fix this?