4 Things to Do Immediately When Your Facebook Account Is Hacked. Okay, you have ignored my advice to set up two factor authentication on your Facebook account. Now, your friends are telling you they are getting phony friend requests from you. You think you have been hacked. What do you do? First, read this article and follow the instructions. Check the logins to your account, and you will know if your account has been accessed by someone else. Then, change your password. If the hacker changed it, try to reset it using the forgot your password link. Once you regain control, set up two factor authentication, which will require a code sent to your smartphone for future access. You are responsible for your own security. Now, go do it.