It can be easy to dismiss social media security as a chore to save for another day. Getting hacked is serious business though, and you could find your online identity stolen, your precious photos erased and your devices inaccessible. Fear not! We’ve put together some simple but effective ways of keeping the hackers out. Of course, on the wilds of the Web no protection is ever 100 percent guaranteed, but you can certainly minimize the risk and sleep more soundly at night knowing that you’ve done what you can. If you’ve got any security tips of your own, we’d love to hear them in the discussion below. Most of the big social networks now offer some form of two-step verification, which adds an extra step to the login process when you sign in on a new computer or device.